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FRAGMENTS - Hesiod, The Poems and Fragments 
The Poems and Fragments done into English Prose with Introduction and Appendices by A.W. Mair M.A. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1908).
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But there was no work of deceit with the sons of Tyndareos. And from Ithaka the sacred might of Odysseus wooed her, even the son of Laertes, who knew cunning counsels. Gifts he never sent for the sake of the fair-ankled maiden; for he knew in his heart that golden-haired Menelaos would win, for he was strongest in possessions of all the Achaeans. But ever more he sent messages unto Lakedaimon to Kastor, tamer of horses, and athlete Polydeukes. . . . . . . . . . . yearning to be the husband of fair-tressed Helen, not that he had ever seen her beauty, but he had heard the report of others. And from Phylake two men that were by far most excellent, even Podarkes, the son of Iphiklos, the son of Phylakos, and the goodly son of Aktor, even proud Protesilaos. And both sent messages unto Lakedaimon to the house of Tyndareos, the wise son of Oibalos, and offered many gifts of wooing: for great was the lady’s renown. . . . . . . . . . . to be the husband of Helen of Argos. And from Athens Menestheus, the son of Peteoos, wooed her, and offered many gifts of wooing. For full many possessions did he possess, gold and cauldrons and tripods—fair possessions which the house of King Peteoos held within, wherewith his soul urged him to endow his bride, giving more gifts than any; for he deemed not that any among all the heroes would surpass him in possessions. . . .
THE GREAT EOIAE
And Thero entered the arms of Apollo, and bare the strong and valorous Chairon, tamer of horses.
THE MARRIAGE OF KEYX
‘Their number is ten thousand: their measure is a bushel, but there is one over, which thou couldst not include therein.’
So he [Mopsos] spake: and it proved the true reckoning of their measure.
And then the end of death enshrouded Kalchas.
THE ADVICES OF CHIRON
THE GREAT WORKS
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If one suffer what he wrought, straight justice shall be done.
FROM UNCERTAIN POEMS