What is nobler than a mother's love, but when she fights for her child she becomes a raving Megaera.
Their names (see l. 24) were Megaera, Alecto, and Tisiphone.
Up till that time she passed simply as Megaera, as an “arch witch,” as Goethe calls her.
In future I shall call all she-asses that, but the old Megaera named this one Jason.
Let Alecto, Megaera and Tisiphone shriek and wail ever so loudly, they shall not break it.
And Megaera women perambulate the streets, with flags, with lamentable alleleu.