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STORIES OF GREECE AND ROME
THE STORY OF ACHILLES

walls; and they came to the fair-flowing fountain. Past this they ran, one flying, the other pursuing. Brave was he that fled; braver he that pursued. They ran for no common prize, but for the life of Hector, the tamer of horses. Thrice they ran around the city, and all the gods of Olympus looked on.
And Zeus said, "This is a sad sight that I behold. My heart is grieved for Hector-Hector, who has ever worshiped me with sacrifice, *on the heights of Ida and in the city of Troy; and now the great Achilles is pursuing him around the city of Priam. Come, ye gods, let us take counsel together. Shall we save him from death or let him fall beneath the hand of Achilles?"
Then Athena said, "What is this that thou sayest, O Father? Rescue a mortal man from death? Do it if it is thy will; but we, the other gods, will n.ot approve."
Zeus answered her, "My heart is sore; yet I wish to do thee pleasure. Be it as thou wilt."
Then Athena came down in haste from the top of Olympus; and still Hector fled, and Achilles pursued. And ever Hector made for the gates, or tried to get shelter beneath the towers, so that those that stood upon them might defend him with their spears; and ever Achilles would get before him, and drive him toward the plain. So they ran, one making for the city, and the other driving him to the plain. But Apollo helped Hector, and gave him strength, or he could not have held out against Achilles, who was swiftest of foot among the sons of men.
Now Achilles had motioned to the Greeks that no man should throw his spear at Hector, lest, perchance, he should be robbed of his glory. When the two came, in their running, for the fourth time to the fountain, Zeus held out the great balance of doom; in one scale he put the fate of

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