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STORIES OF GREECE AND ROME
THE STORY OF ACHILLES

by looks only; but they also made promisbs to him. Hera said, "Choose me as the fairest, and I will give thee lordship over the whole land of Asia." Athena said, "I can make thee wise in counsel and skillful in war above all others." Last of all Aphrodite said, "I will give thee for wife the fairest woman in all the world, if you choose me." Whether Paris was moved by this promise, or whether he thought in his heart that Aphrodite was in truth the fairest, we know not; however this may be, he gave her the apple.
This judgment of Paris was the beginning of many troubles. For Aphrodite had promised Paris for his wife the fairest woman in all the world. Now the fairest woman was Helen, and she was already married to Menelaus. It ls is not agreed among those who have written about these things how Helen was persuaded to leave her husband's house. Some say that Aphrodite, to keep her promise to Paris, allowed him to carry her away by force, and some that Aphrodite made Helen willing to leave her husband so and flee with Paris. This one thing is certain-Menelaus lost his wife to Paris, and at once he called upon all the princes who had sworn to defend him to keep their promises.
This call was but little to their liking. Some felt that they were not bound to obey it. Ulysses himself pretended that he had lost his reason; he went about day after day, plowing the sands of the seashore so that men would say, " It is of no-,use to take this fool, who knows no difference between cornfields and the sands of the seashore." But there was one of the friends of Menelaus who discovered the truth. He said to the King, "Let me see whether this man is really mad or only pretends that he is." So he took the young child of Ulysses and set him in the way of the plow, and when Ulysses saw the child, he turned aside. Then it was seen

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