Helen of Troy

Author: Andrew Lang


Slow pass’d the heavy night: like one who fears
The step of murder, she lies quivering,
If any cry of the night bird she hears;
And strains her eyes to mark some dreadful thing,
If but the curtains of the window swing,
Stirr’d by the breath of night, and still she wept
As she were not the daughter of a king,
And no strong king, her lord, beside her slept.


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Chicago: Andrew Lang, "2," 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 August 18, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q7LXVPX8Q5F7KXQ.

MLA: Lang, Andrew. "2." 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. 18 Aug. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q7LXVPX8Q5F7KXQ.

Harvard: Lang, A, '2' in Helen of Troy, ed. and trans. . cited in ""Death-bed"" edition, 1892, Helen of Troy, George E. Wood, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 18 August 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q7LXVPX8Q5F7KXQ.