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STORIES OF GREECE AND ROME
THE STORY OF ACHILLES

ransom that my father and mother will pay you, and let the sons and daughters of Troy give me burial rites."
But Achilles scowled at him and cried, "Dog, try not to beg this of me! No ransom, though it were paid ten times, shall buy you back; no, not though Priam should offer your weight in gold!"
Then Hector, who was now at the point of death, spoke to him again: "I know well what manner of man you are, and that the heart in your breast is iron. Beware lest vengeance from the gods come upon you in the day when Paris and Apollo shall slay you in spite of all your valor."
So speaking, he died. But Achilles said, "Die, hound; my fate I shall meet when Zeus and the other gods will it."
Then he drew his spear out of the corpse and stripped off the bloody armor; and all the Greeks came about the dead man, marveling at his stature and beauty. They said, looking at one another, "Surely this Hector is less dreadful now than in the day when he burned our ships with fire."
And Achilles took the body of Hector back with him to the ships of the Greeks, so that his oath of vengeance should be fulfilled.

VII, HOW KING PRIAM RANSOMED THE BODY OF HECTOR
When Priam, from the walls of Troy, saw Achilles take Hector's body with him from the field of battle, he was determined to go forth and beg the body of his dear son. Hecuba, the mother of Hector, tore her hair and shrieked aloud, but white-armed Andromache knew not as yet what had happened. She sat in her dwelling, weaving a purple mantle embroidered with flowers. She bade her maidens make ready a bath for Hector, when he should come back from the

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