Helen of Troy

Author: Andrew Lang


So for twelve days rejoiced the Argive host,
And now Patroclus hath to Hades won,
But Hector naked lay, and still his ghost
Must wail where waters of Cocytus run;
Till Priam did what no man born hath done,
Who dared to pass among the Argive bands,
And clasp’d the knees of him that slew his son,
And kiss’d his awful homicidal hands.


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Chicago: Andrew Lang, "30," 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 March 24, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L257ITWSN39W6WE.

MLA: Lang, Andrew. "30." 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. 24 Mar. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L257ITWSN39W6WE.

Harvard: Lang, A, '30' in Helen of Troy, ed. and trans. . cited in ""Death-bed"" edition, 1892, Helen of Troy, George E. Wood, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 24 March 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L257ITWSN39W6WE.