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So she bare sons to the almighty Son of Cronos, glorious leaders of wealthy men -- Minos the ruler, and just Rhadamanthys and noble Sarpedon the blameless and strong.
There she conceived and bore three sons, Minos, Sarpedon and Rhadamanthys.
2: Hesiod says that (the children of Amphion and Niobe) were ten sons and ten daughters.
Sing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans.
With these words he sat down, and Calchas son of Thestor, wisest of augurs, who knew things past present and to come, rose to speak.
And Achilles answered, "Most noble son of Atreus, covetous beyond all mankind, how shall the Achaeans find you another prize?
It will be an everlasting disgrace to us if we do not avenge the murder of our sons and brothers.
Men of Ithaca, it is all your own fault that things have turned out as they have; you would not listen to me, nor yet to Mentor, when we bade you check the folly of your sons who were doing much wrong in the wantonness of their hearts--wasting the substance and dishonouring the wife of a chieftain who they thought would not return.
His brother, therefore, no sooner mentioned the marriage of his nephew with Miss Miller, than he exprest the utmost satisfaction; and when the father had very bitterly reviled his son, and pronounced sentence of beggary upon him, the uncle began in the following manner:
If you was a little cooler, brother, I would ask you whether you love your son for his sake or for your own.
In a short time he brought a very fat calf, which, although I did not know it, was my son.
Father," she answered, "this calf is the son of our master.