"Because she loves Mena as much as her mother loves herself," answered hekt.
Am I then so much wiser than other folks, or do none but fools come to consult hekt?
"I am no longer Beki, I am hekt," said the old woman shortly.
hekt, goddess of birth, was a pal of his, in spite of her appalling ugliness; and she used to kneel by his potter's wheel.
The second plague struck at the goddess hekt, whose head was that of a frog.
The old sorceress hekt, who has taken charge of the paraschites' wife and grandchild, knows all about it.
The sorceress hekt passed him; she wanted to see the woman for whom she had given him the philter.
"I will not deceive thee, for I desire that thou should'st keep thy word to me," replied hekt.
It might be hazardous to identify hekt with the Greek Hecate, who was perhaps a moon-goddess, and as such associated with water.
hecto- or hect-
One hundred (102): hectogram.