Is it not passing brave to be a King and ride in triumph through Persepolis?
You stars that reigned at my nativity, whose influence hath allotted death and hell.
Was this the face that launched a thousand ships, and burnt the topless towers of Ileum?
- William Congreve English Playwright
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