For stalking to and fro "A sword!" he cried, "Where is the wife, no wife, the teeming womb That bore
a double harvest, me and mine?" And in his frenzy some supernal power
And again she bore
a third, the evil-minded Hydra of Lerna, whom the goddess, white-armed Hera nourished, being angry beyond measure with the mighty Heracles.
The other, who was evidently his squire and attendant, was unarmed save for the helmet upon his head, but bore
in his right hand a very long and heavy oaken spear which belonged to his master.