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kill intentionally and with premeditation

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Let him have no thought nor fear of death in his heart, for we will send the slayer of Argus to escort him, and bring him within the tent of Achilles.
You are to have no thought, nor fear of death, for Jove will send the slayer of Argus to escort you.
Thus he spoke and Mercury, guide and guardian, slayer of Argus, did as he was told.
Then said the slayer of Argus, guide and guardian, "Sir, all that you have said is right; but tell me and tell me true, are you taking this rich treasure to send it to a foreign people where it may be safe, or are you all leaving strong Ilius in dismay now that your son has fallen who was the bravest man among you and was never lacking in battle with the Achaeans?
The slayer of Argus, guide and guardian, answered him, "Sir, you would prove me, that you question me about noble Hector.
Sir," replied the slayer of Argus, guide and guardian, "neither hounds nor vultures have yet devoured him; he is still just lying at the tents by the ship of Achilles, and though it is now twelve days that he has lain there, his flesh is not wasted nor have the worms eaten him although they feed on warriors.
Then answered the slayer of Argus, guide and guardian, "Sir, you are tempting me and playing upon my youth, but you shall not move me, for you are offering me presents without the knowledge of Achilles whom I fear and hold it great guilt to defraud, lest some evil presently befall me; but as your guide I would go with you even to Argos itself, and would guard you so carefully whether by sea or land, that no one should attack you through making light of him who was with you.
When they reached the trench and the wall that was before the ships, those who were on guard had just been getting their suppers, and the slayer of Argus threw them all into a deep sleep.
In his book "Giant Slayers--Ground Rules for Overcoming Life's Biggest Obstacles" bestselling author Leif Hetland uses examples from the life of David, slayer of the giant Goliath in the land of Israel centuries ago.
For I sing of Owen Thorskard: valiant of heart, hopeless at algebra, last in a long line of legendary dragon slayers.
ACC's loading bay doubled up as the Slayers lab and featured scenes starring Chair of the Slayers Guild, Mina Van Helsing, played by Joanne Knowles.
But this time it's not the Bluebirds but the Rude Birds who will take on Swansea City Slayers in roller derby, the US full-contact roller-skate sport.
Grips are either Rosewood or black ash and extend below the frame with a finger groove on the Ranger and Snake Slayers.
Here she discovers a tightly knit team of young people, all descendents of medieval dragon slayers.
New Scent-Lok Base Slayers II feature a new design that fuses odor-adsorbing activated carbon to the fabric.