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Sing, goddess, of Achilles' ruinous anger
Which brought ten thousand pains to the Achaeans,
And cast the souls of many stalwart heroes
To Hades, and their bodies to the dogs
And birds of prey.
Cry, the Beloved Country
First lines, Book 1.
Over the wine-dark sea.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 1.
Winged words.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 1.
Nothing can be revoked or said in vain
nor unfulfilled if I should nod my head.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Zeus explains the absolute power of his will to Thetis, mother of Achilles, Book 1.
With them went Athena, holding her goatskin-tippet, precious, unfading, incorruptible, with a hundred dangling tassels of solid gold, neatly braided, worth each a hundred oxen. Through the host she passed, dazzling them with the vision, and filling each heart with courage to wage war implacable and unceasing. In a moment war became sweeter to them than to sail back safely to their own native land.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 2.
One came to the war all over gold, like a girl. Poor fool! it did not save him from cruel death.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 2.
Thick as autumnal leaves, or driving sand,
The moving squadrons blacken all the strand.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 2.
Paris, you handsome, woman-mad deceiver,
you shouldn't have been born, or killed unmarried.
I wish you had - it would have been far better
Than having you our shame, whom all suspect,
Or having the long-haired Acheans laugh
When you appear as champion-champion beauty -
But have no strength, nor character, nor courage.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Hector rebukes his brother for lack of honor, Book 3.
It is no cause for anger that the Trojans and the well-greaved Achaeans have suffered for so long over such a woman: she is wondrously like the immortal goddesses to look upon.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Of Helen, Book 3.
Gods! How the son degenerates from the sire!
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 4.
But loud clamorous cries resounded throughout the Trojan host: for they had not one speech and one language, but a confusion of tongues, since they were called from many lands. They were like a huge flock of ewes innumerable standing in a wide farmyard to be milked, which bleat without ceasing as they hear the cries of their lambs.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 4.
Son of Atreus, what manner of speech has escaped the barrier of your teeth?
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 4.
The generation of men is like that of leaves. The wind scatters one year's leaves on the ground, but the forest burgeons and and puts out others, as the season of spring comes round. So it is with men: on generation grows on, and another is passing away.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 6.
Always to be best, and to be distinguished above the rest.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 6.
She was smiling through her tears.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Of Andromache, Book 6.
No man, against my fate, sends me to Hades'.
And as for fate, I'm sure no man escapes it,
Neither a good nor bad man, once he's born.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Hector, saying farewell to his wife, Book 6 .
Victory passes back and forth between men.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 6.
Inflaming wine, pernicious to mankind,
Unnerves the limbs, and dulls the noble mind.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 6.
’T is man’s to fight, but Heaven’s to give success.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 6.
Short is my date, but deathless my renown.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 9.
Clanless, lawless, homeless is he who is in love with civil war, that brutal ferocious thing.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 9.
A generous friendship no cold medium knows,
Burns with one love, with one resentment glows.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 9.
Injustice, swift, erect, and unconfin’d,
Sweeps the wide earth, and tramples o’er mankind.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 9.
Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 9.
But why must the Argives fight
the Trojans? Why did Atreus' son assemble
and bring us? Wasn't it for Helen's sake?
Are Atreus' sons the only men
who love their wives?
Cry, the Beloved Country
Achilles, questioning motives for Trojan war as Odysseus tries to bring him back to the fighting, Book 9.
It is no cause for anger that the Trojans and the well-greaved Achaeans have suffered for so long over such a woman: she is wondrously like the immortal goddesses to look upon.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Of Helen, Book 3.
Gods! How the son degenerates from the sire!
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 4.
But loud clamorous cries resounded throughout the Trojan host: for they had not one speech and one language, but a confusion of tongues, since they were called from many lands. They were like a huge flock of ewes innumerable standing in a wide farmyard to be milked, which bleat without ceasing as they hear the cries of their lambs.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 4.
Son of Atreus, what manner of speech has escaped the barrier of your teeth?
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 4.
The generation of men is like that of leaves. The wind scatters one year's leaves on the ground, but the forest burgeons and and puts out others, as the season of spring comes round. So it is with men: on generation grows on, and another is passing away.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 6.
Always to be best, and to be distinguished above the rest.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 6.
She was smiling through her tears.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Of Andromache, Book 6.
Son of Atreus, what manner of speech has escaped the barrier of your teeth?
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 4.
The generation of men is like that of leaves. The wind scatters one year's leaves on the ground, but the forest burgeons and and puts out others, as the season of spring comes round. So it is with men: on generation grows on, and another is passing away.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 6.
Always to be best, and to be distinguished above the rest.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Book 6.
She was smiling through her tears.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Of Andromache, Book 6.
Cry, the Beloved Country is a novel by South African author Alan Paton about social breakdown and racial injustice in South Africa. Published in 1948, it is a social protest against the structures of a society that would later give rise to apartheid. Paton was born on January 11, 1903, and died on April 12, 1988.


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