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THE EARTH
                                      They were thine.

PROMETHEUS
      It doth repent me; words are quick and vain;
      Grief for awhile is blind, and so was mine.
      I wish no living thing to suffer pain.

THE EARTH
        Misery, oh, misery to me,
        That Jove at length should vanquish thee!
        Wail, howl aloud, Land and Sea,
        The Earth's rent heart shall answer ye!
        Howl, Spirits of the living and the dead,
      Your refuge, your defence, lies fallen and vanquishèd!

FIRST ECHO
      Lies fallen and vanquishèd!

SECOND ECHO
                                   Fallen and vanquishèd!

IONE
      Fear not: 't is but some passing spasm,
        The Titan is unvanquished still.
      But see, where through the azure chasm
        Of yon forked and snowy hill,