The Rescue

At Perseus ubi haec vīdit, gladium suum ēdūxit, et postquam tālāria induit, in āera sublātus est. Tum dēsuper in mōnstrum impetum subitō fēcit, et gladiō suō collum eius graviter vulnerāvit. Mōnstrum ubi sēnsit vulnus, fremitum horribilem ēdidit, et sine morā tōtum corpus in aquam mersit. Perseus dum circum lītus volat, reditum eius exspectābat. Mare autem intereā undique sanguine īnficitur. Post breve tempus bēlua rūrsus caput sustulit; mox tamen ā Perseō īctū graviōre vulnerāta est. Tum iterum sē in undās mersit, neque posteā vīsa est.

1. At Perseus ubi haec vīdit, gladium suum ēdūxit, et postquam tālāria induit, in āera sublātus est.

2. Tum dēsuper in mōnstrum impetum subitō fēcit, et gladiō suō collum eius graviter vulnerāvit.

3. Mōnstrum ubi sēnsit vulnus, fremitum horribilem ēdidit, et sine morā tōtum corpus in aquam mersit.

4. Perseus dum circum lītus volat, reditum eius exspectābat.

5. Mare autem intereā undique sanguine īnficitur.

6. Post breve tempus bēlua rūrsus caput sustulit; mox tamen ā Perseō īctū graviōre vulnerāta est.

7. Tum iterum sē in undās mersit, neque posteā vīsa est.

1. But Perseus, when he saw these things, drew out his sword, and after he put on winged sandals, he was lifted into the air.

2. Then down from above onto the monster suddenly he made an attack, and with his sword he wounded its neck gravely.

3. The monster, when it felt the wound, gave out a horrible roar, and without delay immersed its whole body into the water.

4. Perseus, while he flies around the shore, awaited its return.

5. The sea however meanwhile from all sides is tinted with blood.

6.  After a brief time, the beast raised its head again; soon however by Perseus it was wounded by a more serious blow.

7. Then again it immersed itself into the waves and not afterward was it seen.

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