Created by Sreeja Jijith at 22 Sep 2011 13:43 and updated at 22 Sep 2011 13:43


ild.02 Now there was a brood of young sparrows, quite small, upon the topmost bough, peeping out from under the leaves, Eight in all, and their mother that hatched them made nine.
ild.02 As the Serpent ate the Eight fledglings and the sparrow that hatched them, which makes nine, so shall we fight Nine years at Troy, but in the tenth shall take the town.
ild.08 And Teucer answered, "Most noble son of Atreus, you need not urge me; from the moment we began to drive them back to Ilius, I have never ceased so far as in me lies to look out for men whom I can shoot and kill; I have shot Eight barbed shafts, and all of them have been buried in the flesh of warlike youths, but this mad Dog I cannot hit.

Arise Greece! from thy silent sleep, 2000 years long it is! Forget not, thy ancient culture, beautiful and marvelous it is!

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