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STORIES OF GREECE AND ROME
THE STORY OF AENEAS

the men of Greece had departed. The gates were opened, and the people 'went forth to see the plain and the camp. And one said to another, as they went, "Here was the battle line; and there were the tents of the fierce Achilles; and there lay the ships." And some stood and marveled at the great peace offering to Minerva, the horse of wood.
One of the elders of the city was the first to advise that it should be brought within the walls and placed in the citadel. No man knows whether he gave this advice be
cause he was a traitor or because the gods wished him to do so. Others said that it should be drowned in water, or burned with fire, or that men should pierce it and see whether there was anything within. And the people were divided, some saying one thing and some another.
Then the priest Laocoon came forward with a great company, and he said, "What madness is this? Do you think that the men of Greece have really departed, or that there is any profit in this gift? Surely there are armed men in this mighty horse; or perliaps they have made it so that they may look down upon our walls. Touch it not, for I fear the Greeks even though they offer gifts."
And he cast his spear against the horse, so that it gave forth a hollow sound. But the people did not heed him, for the gods did not wish that Troy should be saved.
Meanwhile, certain shepherds came to the city, dragging with them a man whose hands were bound. He pretended to the men of Troy that he had just fled from the Greeks, who had chosen him by lot as a sacrifice to appease the winds so that they might return safe to Greece.
King Priam had pity upon him and bade the Trojans loose his bonds, saying, "Who are you, and what do you know about the horse of wood?" And he said, "Lo, I deny

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