And I so acted. I will not deny it.

That he could neither escape nor ward off death.

A covering inextricable, like a net for fish, I threw around him, an evil wealth of raiment.

I struck him twice, [and while uttering two cries, he let go where was his legs,] and after he had fallen, I added a third stroke, a votive offering for the Zeus below the earth, the savior of corpses.

So did he fall, and quickly breathed away his life.

And spouting out a sharp jet of blood, he struck me with a dark shower of gory dew.

 

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