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From Fifty Famous People
By James Baldwin
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He touched his lyre and began to play. Then he sang a wonderful song so sweet, so lively, and so touching that many of the sailors were moved to tears.
And they would have spared him, but Arion was true to his promise. As soon as the song was finished, he threw himself into the sea.
The sailors divided his money among themselves, and the ship sailed on. In a short time they reached Corinth in safety.
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