AMPHINOMUS in Classic Quotes

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1  They all held their peace until Amphinomus rose to speak.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
2  Amphinomus took two loaves out of the bread-basket and brought them to him, pledging him as he did so in a golden goblet of wine.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVIII
3  With this he caught hold of a footstool, but Ulysses sought protection at the knees of Amphinomus of Dulichium, for he was afraid.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVIII
4  To this Ulysses answered, "Amphinomus, you seem to be a man of good understanding, as indeed you may well be, seeing whose son you are."
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVIII
5  With these words he made a drink-offering, and when he had drunk he put the gold cup again into the hands of Amphinomus, who walked away serious and bowing his head, for he foreboded evil.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVIII
6  The suitors bit their lips and marvelled at the boldness of his speech; but Amphinomus the son of Nisus, who was son to Aretias, said, "Do not let us take offence; it is reasonable, so let us make no answer."
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVIII
7  He had hardly done speaking when Amphinomus turned in his place and saw the ship inside the harbour, with the crew lowering her sails, and putting by their oars; so he laughed, and said to the others, "We need not send them any message, for they are here."
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
8  Then Amphinomus drew his sword and made straight at Ulysses to try and get him away from the door; but Telemachus was too quick for him, and struck him from behind; the spear caught him between the shoulders and went right through his chest, so that he fell heavily to the ground and struck the earth with his forehead.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXII