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The Iliad 11

It was becoming congested on the
sidelines. Agamemnon, Diomedes and
Odysseus were forced from the fray hurt,
also someone charioted back to the
boats by Nestor. Achilles asked Patroclus
to find out who, this departure from
indifference to the Greeks’ woes like
presenting his own breast, or heel, to
Nestor’s spear. The old man, a compulsive
reminiscer, could nonetheless be so
calculatingly, his tale of youthful
exploits first running Patroclus through,
then on, as if a needle commissioned
by the Fates, to its greater target.
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