It would be worth while, if mademoiselle were the daughter of Sestos.
Sestos and Abydos are distant from each other, from harbour to harbour, about 30 stadia.
Hero dwelt at Sestos; Leander lived at Abydos; and both were "exceeding fair stars of the two cities."
You must go to Sestos for your supplies; why not stay there altogether.
And thence the Greeks sailed to Sestos, captured the place, and so went home.
Some went up the country, but most made their way to Sestos.
Though Alkibiades gave this advice, and urged the generals to remove to Sestos, they would not listen to him.
Here, too, are Sestos and Abydos, of passionate and poetic memory.
The history of Herodotus terminates with the siege of Sestos.
White marble steps led up to a bright crystal pavement that was called by the citizens of Sestos the glass of Venus.