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1054

Xerxes Beat your breast too, and raise the Mysian wail.

Chorus 1055Anguish, anguish!

Xerxes And tear, I beg of you, the white hair from your beard.

Chorus With clenched nails, with clenched nails, with loud wailing.

Xerxes And utter shrill cries.

Chorus This too I will do.



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