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i want handmadens.
"'sire, you are a mighty ruler; why sit you idle, winning neither new dominions nor new power for your persians? if you would have them know that they have a man for their king, it is right and fitting for one of your youth and your wealth to let them see you achieving some great enterprise. thereby will you gain a double advantage: the persians will know that their king is truly a man; and in the stress of war they will have no leisure for conspiring against you. ...i pray you, march against hellas. i have heard of laconian and argive and attic and corinthian women, and would fain have them for handmaidens.'" - herodotus, book iii