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Xerxes Weep, weep over our calamity, and depart to your homes.

Chorus Alas, alas, woe, woe!

Xerxes 1040Cry aloud now in response to me.

Chorus A wretched offering from the wretched to the wretched.

Xerxes Cry out, tuning your strain to mine.

Chorus Oh, oh! That which has happened is grievous indeed. 1045Alas, for I too share in your sorrow.



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