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Page 151 - ... think so ! — since he bids thee drop Self-will for prudent counsel. Yield to him ! When the wise err, their wisdom proves their shame, Prometheus. Unto me the foreknower, this mandate of power, He cries, to reveal it! And scarce strange is my fate, if I suffer from hate, At the hour that I feel it ! Let the locks of the lightning, all bristling and whitening, Flash, coiling me round ! While the aether goes surging 'neath thunder and scourg ing Let the blast of the firmament whirl from its place...