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1  Fear, too, the wrath of heaven, lest the gods should be displeased and turn upon you.
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2  See now, how men lay blame upon us gods for what is after all nothing but their own folly.
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3  I doubt not that he too lifts his hands in prayer, for man cannot live without God in the world.
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4  Phemius," she cried, "you know many another feat of gods and heroes, such as poets love to celebrate.
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5  There is no chance of my father's ever coming back; the gods have long since counselled his destruction.
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6  Heaven and the immortal gods," he exclaimed, "forbid that you should leave my house to go on board of a ship.
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7  Ilus feared the ever-living gods and would not give him any, but my father let him have some, for he was very fond of him.
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8  Fool that he was, he might have known that he would not prevail with her, for when the gods have made up their minds they do not change them lightly.
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9  Then he offered many burnt sacrifices to the gods, and decorated many temples with tapestries and gilding, for he had succeeded far beyond his expectations.
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10  They told me your father was at home again, and that was why I came, but it seems the gods are still keeping him back, for he is not dead yet not on the mainland.
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11  Then Telemachus said, "Eurymachus, and you other suitors, I shall say no more, and entreat you no further, for the gods and the people of Ithaca now know my story."
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12  Then they made all fast throughout the ship, filled the mixing bowls to the brim, and made drink offerings to the immortal gods that are from everlasting, but more particularly to the grey-eyed daughter of Jove.
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13  And Minerva said, "Father, son of Saturn, King of kings, if, then, the gods now mean that Ulysses should get home, we should first send Mercury to the Ogygian island to tell Calypso that we have made up our minds and that he is to return."
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14  Sir," said Telemachus, "as regards your question, so long as my father was here it was well with us and with the house, but the gods in their displeasure have willed it otherwise, and have hidden him away more closely than mortal man was ever yet hidden.
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15  As long as heaven vouchsafes him health and strength, he thinks that he shall come to no harm hereafter, and even when the blessed gods bring sorrow upon him, he bears it as he needs must, and makes the best of it; for God almighty gives men their daily minds day by day.
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16  I know all about it, for I was a rich man once, and did much wrong in the stubbornness of my pride, and in the confidence that my father and my brothers would support me; therefore let a man fear God in all things always, and take the good that heaven may see fit to send him without vain glory.
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17  But as years went by, there came a time when the gods settled that he should go back to Ithaca; even then, however, when he was among his own people, his troubles were not yet over; nevertheless all the gods had now begun to pity him except Neptune, who still persecuted him without ceasing and would not let him get home.
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