In the story about the Gorgon's head, there are actually specific utterances of Perseus that strike as most. These utterances greatly tourched and affected us upon reading it because it showed not only courage but wisdom and love.
Here are the following utterances:
- "I would willingly risk my life to
- "And, besides, what would my dear
mother do, if her beloved son were turned into a stone?"
- If anybody is in fault, it is myself; for
I have the honor to hold your very brilliant and excellent eye in my own
-"I hold your eye fast in my
hand, and shall keep it safely for you, until you please to tell me where to
find these Nymphs."
- "Behold it, then!"