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STORIES OF GREECE AND ROME
THE STORY OF AENEAS

expect anything from arms, guard first the house where you have father and wife and child."
And lo! as she spoke, there befell a mighty marvel, for as the father and mother looked, they saw a light shine on the head of the boy, Ascanius, and play upon his waving hair, and glitter on his temples. And when they feared to see this, and would have smothered the flame or quenched it with water, the old man, Anchises, in great joy raised his eyes to heaven, and cried aloud, "O Father Jupiter, if prayer move thee at all, give thine aid and make this omen sure."
And as he spoke, the thunder rolled, and a star shot through the skies, leaving a long trail of light behind, and passed over the housetops till it was hidden in the woods of Ida. Then the old man bowed reverently and said, "I delay no more; wherever you lead I will follow. Gods of my country, save my house and my grandson. This sign is from you. And now, my son, I no longer refuse to go."
Then as the fire came nearer, the light grew brighter, and the heat more fierce, Aeneas said, "Climb, dear father, on my shoulders; I will bear you, and I shall not grow weary with the weight. We will be saved or perish together. The little Ascanius shall go with me, and my wife shall follow behind. And you servants of my house, listen to me; you remember the tomb and the temple near an old cypress tree in a lonely place just outside the city. There will we gather by different ways. And do you, my father, take the holy images in your hands, because I, who have just come from battle, may not touch them till I have washed myself in the running stream."
And as he spoke, he put a cloak of lion's skin upon his shoulders, and the old man sat thereon. Ascanius took hold of his hand, and Creusa followed behind. So they went, in much dread and trembling. While Aeneas had no fear of the

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