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STORIES OF GREECE AND ROME
THE STORY OF AENEAS

up under the light of the moon, and to these Aeneas said: "If you are minded, my brethren, to follow me to the death, come on. For how things happen this night you see. The gods who were the support of this city have departed from it; and there is nothing left standing for us to defend. Yet we can die as brave men in battle. And perhaps he that counts his life lost may yet save it." So they went through the city, battling against the invaders with great fury, and for a while the men of Greece fled before them.
Aeneas, hearing a great shouting, hastened to the palace of King Priam, where the battle was fiercer than in any other place. For some of the Greeks were seeking to climb the walls, by means of ladders on which they stood, holding their shields with their left hands, and with their right is grasping the roof.
Meanwhile others sought to break down the gates of the palace. Foremost among these was Pyrrhus, son of Achilles, clad in shining armor of bronze. With a, great battle-ax he cut through the doors, breaking down also the door-posts, though they were plated with bronze, making, as it were, aa huge window, through which a man might see, within, the great hall of King Priam and of the kings who had reigned before him in Troy.
Then, as a river bursts its banks and overflows the plain, so did the sons of Greece rush into the palace.
But old Priam, when he saw the enemy in his hall, girded on his armor, which because of old age he had long laid aside, and took a spear in his hand, and would have gone against the enemy, but Queen Hecuba called to him from where she sat. She and her daughters had fled to the great altar of the household gods, and sat crowded about it like doves that are driven by a, storm. The altar stood in an open court that was in the middle of the palace, with a

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