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STORIES OF GREECE AND ROME
THE STORY OF ACHILLES

So he prayed, and Father Zeus heard him. And part he granted; but part he denied.
Now Patroclus with the Myrmidons had come to where the battle was raging, and when the men of Troy beheld him, they thought that Achilles had forgotten his wrath, and had come forth to battle. Then the men of Troy turned to flee, and many chiefs fell by the spears of the Greeks. . So the battle rolled back to the trench, and in the trench many chariots of the Trojans were broken, but the horses of Achilles went across it at a stride, so nimble and strong were they. The heart of Patroclus was set to slay Hector; but he could not overtake him, so swift were his horses. Then did Patroclus turn his chariot and keep back those that fled, so that they could not go to the city; and he rushed hither and thither, still slaying as he went.
But Patroclus forgot the order of Achilles that he should not go near to Troy, for he pursued the men of the city even to the wall. Thrice he mounted on the wall, and thrice Apollo himself drove him back, pushing against his shining shield. But the fourth time the god said, "Go thou back, Patroclus. It is not for thee to take the city of Troy; no, nor for Achilles, who is far better than thou art."
So Patroclus went back, fearing the wrath of the archergod. Then Apollo stirred up the spirit of Hector to go against Pat,roclus. Therefore he went, with his brother for driver of his chariot. But when they came near, Patroclus cast a great stone which he had in his hand, and smote the driver on the forehead, crushing it in, so that he fell headlong from the chariot. And Patroclus mocked him, saying :
"How nimble is this man! How lightly he dives! Who would have thought that there were such skillful divers in Troy!"
Then the battle waxed hot about his body, which the

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