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y the stern sank and, with a strangely unexpected movement, the prow rose hi


gh in the air for a moment, then the great ship sank with terrible speed. A roaring no

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ise like a whirlpool echoed over the sea, and a spot of whirling snow-white foam for a short time marked the spot where the vessel had

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gone down. Glaucus, who had watched the scene, pressed his wife’s hand. “The envious wretches!” he exclaimed with suppressed

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fury. “It was my best and handsomest ship.” Charicleia raised her eyes to heaven in mute accusation. Soon after both were bro


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ught before Thyamis, who sat in all his splendor upon a sort of throne at the221 stern. As they approached he rose with a courtesy tha

t boded ill. “Do not imagine, Glaucus,” he said “that it is my intention to detain you and your wife captive to extort a ransom. We Barbarians, though inferior to you, are also men of honor. Athenian, depart in peace to your native city.” The pirates now brought a ladder and fastened it outside of the ship, so that the end touch

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o that she could scarcely stand. Glaucus clasped her hand, whispering: “Take courage! Your dearest wish will be fulfilled. Did you not say: ‘Let death come when and as it will, if it only snatches us away together.’ And did you not yourself accept the omen?” The young wif

e’s eyes filled with tears. “Forgive me!” she stammered. “I did not know what I was asking.” With a look in which love conquered the fear of death she raised her eyes to her husband’s face and222 threw her arms around his neck. Glaucus clasped her waist and went slowly down the steps of the ladder. When he had reached the last one he paused and glanced up at the ship. But at the s