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STORIES OF GREECE AND ROME
THE STORY OF ACHILLES

their city, and thou art here, far out of the way, seeking to slay me, who cannot die."
In great wrath Achilles answered him, "Thou hast done me wrong in drawing me away from the wall, great archer, most mischief-loving of all the gods. Had it not been for this, many more Trojans would have been killed. Thou hast robbed me of great glory, and saved thy favorites. 0 that I had the power to take vengeance on thee ! Thou wouldst pay dearly for this cheat."
Then Achilles turned and rushed toward the city, as swiftly as a race-horse whirls-a chariot across the plain. Priam spied him from the wall, with his glittering armor, bright as the brightest of stars. The old man groaned aloud when he saw him, and stretching out his hands, cried to his son, Hector, who stood before the gates, eager to do battle with this dread warrior, and urged him to come within the walls.
Priam spoke, but could not turn the heart of his son. And from the wall on the other side of the gate his mother zo called to him, weeping, and said :
" Pity me, my son; come within the walls; wait not for this man; do not stand in battle against him. If he slay you, neither I nor your wife shall pay you the last honors of the dead, but far away by the ships of the Greeks your body shall lie unburied and dishonored."
So father and mother begged their son, but all in vain. He was determined to wait for Achilles.
When Achilles approached, brandishing his great spear, and wearing his bright armor, Hector trembled, and dared not stay. Fast he fled from the gates, and fast Achilles pursued him, as a hawk pursues a dove upon the mountains. Past the watchtower they ran, past the windblown fig-tree, along the wagon-road which went about the

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