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LUCIAN

Heracles. Father, I am only an alien, but I am not afraid to give my opinion. Let them begin their debate. Then, if Timocles gets the best of it, we can let the meeting go on, in our own interest ; on the other hand, if things look bad, I will give the portico a shake, if you like, and bring it down on Damis ; a confounded fellow like that is not to insult us.
Zeus. Now by Heracles-I can swear by you, I certainly cannot swear by your plan-what a crude-what a shockingly philistine suggestion ! What ! destroy all those people for one man's wickedness ? Besides, while you were alive, you might possibly have done a thing like that ; but now that you are a god, you surely understand that only the Fates are competent, and we cannot interfere ?
Herac. Then when I slew the lion or the Hydra, was I only the Fates' instrument ?
Zeus. Of course you were.
Herac. And now, suppose any one insults me, or robs my temple, or upsets an image of me, am I not to pulverize him, just because the Fates have not decreed it long ago ?
Zeus. Certainly not.
Heyac. Then allow me to speak my mind ;
I'm a blunt man ; I call a spade a spade.
If this is the state of things with you, good-bye for me to your honours and altar-steam and fat of victims ; I shall be off to Hades. There, if I show my bow ready for action, the ghosts of the monsters I have slain will be frightened, at least.

A messenger arrives to report the opening of the debate.
Zeus. Then we have only, gods, to look over and listen. Let the Hours unbar, draw back the clouds, and open the doors of Heaven.
Upon my word, what a vast gathering ! And I do not quite like the looks of Timocles ; he is trembling ; he has lost his

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