μόνος θεῶν γὰρ Θάνατος οὐ δώρων ἐρᾷ:
οὐδ᾽ ἄν τι θύων οὐδ᾽ ἐπισπένδων ἄνοις,
οὐδ᾽ ἔστι βωμὸς οὐδὲ παιανίζεται:
μόνου δὲ Πειθὼ δαιμόνων ἀποστατεῖ.
Aeschylus Fragment 161
Alone of the gods, Death cares not for gifts. You would get nowhere by sacrificing or offering libations. He has no altar nor is he praised in hymns. From him, alone of the divine beings, does Persuasion keep away