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BOOK III.

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" If, on the contrary, the poet nowhere concealed himself, all his poetry would be simple narrative without imitation. But that you may not say, 'Again I do not understand how this would be,' I will tell you. If Homer had said, ` Chryses came bringing his daughter's ransom, and making his supplication to the Achaeans and most of all to the kings,' and then had continued speaking not as Chryses, but still as Homer, that, you know, would have been, not imitation, but simple narrative. The passage would have taken a form something like this (I shall make use of prose, for I am no poet) : ` The priest came and besought the gods to grant to the Greeks to capture Troy and return home in safety, but entreated them to release his daughter, and to accept the ransom and to reverence the god. After he had spoken thus the rest revered him and gave their assent, but Agamemnon was enraged and commanded him to begone at once and return no more lest the staff and the fillet of the god should not avail him; and he added that his daughter should not be released until she grew old with him in Argos; and he bade him be off and not provoke him, if he wished to reach home unharmed. And when the old man had heard this he feared and departed in silence, and, withdrawing a space from the camp, he prayed earnestly to Apollo, invoking the god by his various names, and reminding him, as he made his suit, of whatever acceptable service he had rendered by building temples or sacrificing victims; and he prayed that as

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