„I have endured what no one on earth has ever done before—
I put to my lips the hands of the man who killed my son.“

—  Homero, Iliad, Iliad (c. 750 BC), Ἔτλην δ' οἷ' οὔ πώ τις ἐπιχθόνιος βροτὸς ἄλλος, ἀνδρὸς παιδοφόνοιο ποτὶ στόμα χεῖρ' ὀρέγεσθαι. XXIV. 505–506 (tr. Robert Fagles); Priam to Achilles. Richmond Lattimore's translation: : I have gone through what no other mortal on earth has gone through; I put my lips to the hands of the man who has killed my children.
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Ἔτλην δ' οἷ' οὔ πώ τις ἐπιχθόνιος βροτὸς ἄλλος, ἀνδρὸς παιδοφόνοιο ποτὶ στόμα χεῖρ' ὀρέγεσθαι.

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