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Cassandra Ah, fate of the clear-voiced nightingale! The gods clothed her in a winged form and gave to her a sweet life without tears [Note]. But for me waits destruction by the two-edged sword.

Chorus 1150From where come these vain pangs of prophecy that assail you? And why do you mold to melody these terrors with dismal cries blended with piercing strains? How do you know the bounds of the path of your 1155ill-boding prophecy?



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