It brought to mind that wonderful stone of Memnon, which responded to the rays of sunrise.
Another of her sons was Memnon, King of Æthiopia, who was slain by Achilles.
In another piece, Aurora descends and carries off the dead body of Memnon.
It was just the same a year and a half ago with Memnon's palace.
Memnon was obliged to purchase his safety with all he had about him.
Achilles, like his victim Memnon, was made immortal by the favor of the gods.
The famous musical statue of Memnon is still seated on its throne, dignified and serene, on the plain of Thebes.
As on that of the Memnon, not a vestige of a hair was to be seen on the head of Split-log.
"Because I don't think he's sailing in the Memnon at all," continued Mrs. Kitto, gently.
Then Memnon and his army charged the Greeks, slaying and stripping the dead.