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STORIES OF GREECE AND ROME
THE STORY OF ACHILLES

now to the words of Zeus: `Draw up the battle line against Troy, for the gods are now of one mind, and the day of destruction has come for the city. Thou shalt take it, and gain eternal glory for thyself."'
And Agamemnon believed the Dream, and knew not the purpose of Zeus in bidding him go forth to battle; neither did he know that the Trojans should win the day, and great shame should come to himself, but that great honor would come to Achilles, when all the Greeks should beg him to come and deliver them from death. So he rose from his bed, put on his tunic, and over it a great cloak, and fastened the sandals on his feet. He hung from his shoulders his mighty silver-studded sword, and took in his right hand the great scepter of his house, which was the token of his lordship over all the Greeks.

III. HOW THE GREEKS BATTLED WHILE ACHILLES SULKED IN HIS TENT
So Agamemnon went forth, and took counsel with the chiefs and afterwards called the people to an assembly. After the assembly the shrill-voiced heralds called the host to the battle. As is the flare of a great fire when a wood is burning on a hill-top, so was the flash of their arms and their armor as they thronged to the field. As thick as the bees swarm in the spring, when the milk-pails are full, the Greeks thronged to the battle in the great plain by the banks of the river. Many nations were there, and many chiefs. But the most famous among them were these: Agamemnon, and his brother, the yellow-haired Menelaus, King of Sparta and husband of the beautiful Helen; Ajax or, as men called him, the Lesser Ajax, swiftest of foot among the Greeks after the great Achilles; Ajax the

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