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Bkii:Iv Loving A Servant Girl

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Phocian Xanthis, don’t be ashamed of love
for your serving-girl. Once before, Briseis
the Trojan slave with her snow-white skin stirred
angry Achilles:

and captive Tecmessa’s loveliness troubled
her master Ajax, the son of Telamon:
and Agamemnon, in his mid-triumph, burned
for a stolen girl,
while the barbarian armies, defeated
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Khairul Ahsan 28 November 2018
Liked the last stanza!
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Edward Kofi Louis 28 November 2018
Surely she's royally born! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Kumarmani Mahakul 28 November 2018
Subject matter has been so touchingly inscribed. Beautiful poem.
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