Helen of Troy

Author: Andrew Lang


"Then was I born to sorrow; and in fear
The dark priest took me from my sire, and bore
A wailing child through beech and pinewood drear,
Up to the knees of Ida, and the hoar
Rocks whence a fountain breaketh evermore,
And leaps with shining waters to the sea,
Through black and rock-wall’d pools without a shore, -
And there they deem’d they took farewell of me.


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Chicago: Andrew Lang, "XXIII.," Helen of Troy, ed. Sutherland, Alexander, 1853-1902 and trans. Seaton, R. C. in Helen of Troy (New York: George E. Wood, ""Death-bed"" edition, 1892), Original Sources, accessed December 3, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KQVZ5PZZMFDCQ33.

MLA: Lang, Andrew. "XXIII." Helen of Troy, edited by Sutherland, Alexander, 1853-1902, and translated by Seaton, R. C., in Helen of Troy, New York, George E. Wood, ""Death-bed"" edition, 1892, Original Sources. 3 Dec. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KQVZ5PZZMFDCQ33.

Harvard: Lang, A, 'XXIII.' in Helen of Troy, ed. and trans. . cited in ""Death-bed"" edition, 1892, Helen of Troy, George E. Wood, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 3 December 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KQVZ5PZZMFDCQ33.