This week’s Words Crush Wednesday picks up where the last one left off, as Menelaos had just spotted Paris across the battlefield. Again, Book III of the Iliad, W.H.D. Rouse translation.
But as soon as Alexandros saw him come out in front, his heart sank and he slunk back into the ranks to save himself. He might have been some one walking through the woods who suddenly sees a snake, and jumps back all of a tremble pale with fear. So Alexandros jumped back, and he slunk into safety.
Okay, that was a bit brief, but it was the end of the paragraph, and I’m doing a double post today because I have something else to post about that can’t wait until Friday. 😛