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  Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, Epic Cycle, Homerica.  1922.
 
Hesiod
Doubtful Fragments
 
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  “AND then it was Zeus took away sense from the heart of Athamas.”
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  “They grind the yellow grain at the mill.”
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  “Then first in Delos did I and Homer, singers both, raise our strain—stitching song in new hymns—Phoebus Apollo with the golden sword, whom Leto bare.”
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  “But starvation on a handful is a cruel thing.”
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  Hesiod says that these Hesperides…, daughters of Night, guarded the golden apples beyond Ocean.
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  “Aegle and Erythea and ox-eyed Hesperethusa.”  6
 
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  “Gifts move the gods, gifts move worshipful princes.”
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  “On the seventh day again the bright light of the sun….”
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  “He brought pure water and mixed it with Ocean’s streams.”
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  “Aspledon and Clymenus and god-like Amphidocus.” (sons of Orchomenus).
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  “Telemon never sated with battle first brought light to our comrades by slaying blameless Melanippe, destroyer of men, own sister of the golden-girdled queen.”
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