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SENECA'S TRAGEDIES.

Pte fororis, impise matris facem, Ullricis Althese vides. 780 Reliquit iftas invio plumas fpecu Harpyia, dum Zeten fugit. His adice pennas fauciae Stymphalidos, Lemjea paffse fpiciila. Sonuiftis S/, 5/. tiipodas agnofco meos, 785 Favente commotos Dea. Video TriviEe currus agiles, Non quos pleno lucida vultu Peraox agitat; fed quos facie Lurida moefta, cum Theffalicis 790 Vexata minis, ccelum freno Propiore legit fic face triftem Pallida lucem funde per auras; Horrore novo terre populos; Inque auxilium, Di<5lynna, tuum 795 Pretiofa fonent cera Coi'inthi. Tibi fanguineo csefpite facmm Solemne damus. tibi de medio Rapta fepulcro fax noflurnos Suftulit ignes. tibi mota caput 800 Flexa voces cervice dedi. Tibi funereo de more jacens PafToscingit vitta capillos. Tibi ja(5latur triftis Stygia Ramus ab unda, tibi midato 805 Peftore Msenas facro feriam Brachia cultro. Manet nofter fanguis ad aras. Affuefce, manus, flringere ferrum, Carofque pati pofle cruores. 810 Sacrum laticem percufla dedi. Quod fi nimium feepe vocari Quereris, votis ignofce, precor. Caufa vocandi, Perfei, tuos Ssepius arcus, una atque eadem 815 Semper, lafon. tu nunc veftes Tingue Creufae, quas cum primum Sumferit, imas urat ferpens Flamma medullas, ignis fulvo Clufus in auro latet obfcurus; 820 Quem mihi, cceli qui furta luit Vifcere fceto, dedit, & docuit Condere vires arte Prometheus.


Hercules! Here, you see the veritable torch of the revengeful mother, the impious Althæa, but at the same time affectionate sister—(Althæa killed her own son, because he slew her brothers).

Here are the identical feathers which the Harpy left