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  • Obtaining accurate and timely information continued to be our Achilles heel.
  • If she got desperate enough, that desire might become her husband's Achilles Heel.
  • Alexander himself first visited the site of Troy and there went through those dramatic acts of sacrifice to the Ilian Athena, assumption of the shield believed to be that of Achilles and offerings to the great Homeric dead, which are significant of the poetic glamour shed, in the young king's mind, over the whole enterprise, and which men will estimate differently according to the part they assign to imagination in human affairs.
  • He was a favourite of the gods, and an intimate friend of Achilles, to whom he was commissioned to announce the death of Patroclus.
  • 113), or by Paris in the temple of the Thymbraean Apollo together with Achilles (Dares Phrygius 34).

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