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1  Then the suitors came in and took their places on the benches and seats.
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2  Suitors of the illustrious queen, listen that I may speak even as I am minded.
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3  The suitors bit their lips as they heard him, and marvelled at the boldness of his speech.
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4  If Ulysses is the man he then was these suitors will have a short shrift and a sorry wedding.
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5  Hear me, men of Ithaca, and I speak more particularly to the suitors, for I see mischief brewing for them.
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6  If I can hear of him as alive and on his way home I will put up with the waste you suitors will make for yet another twelve months.
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7  Then, having done all this, think it well over in your mind how, by fair means or foul, you may kill these suitors in your own house.
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8  He felt the change, wondered at it, and knew that the stranger had been a god, so he went straight to where the suitors were sitting.
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9  There she found the lordly suitors seated on hides of the oxen which they had killed and eaten, and playing draughts in front of the house.
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10  The suitors then returned to their singing and dancing until the evening; but when night fell upon their pleasuring they went home to bed each in his own abode.
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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  He was sitting moodily among the suitors thinking about his brave father, and how he would send them flying out of the house, if he were to come to his own again and be honoured as in days gone by.
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13  Let the suitors do so of their own accord; it will be better for them, for I am not prophesying without due knowledge; everything has happened to Ulysses as I foretold when the Argives set out for Troy, and he with them.
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14  Some of them pitied him, and were curious about him, asking one another who he was and where he came from; whereon the goatherd Melanthius said, "Suitors of my noble mistress, I can tell you something about him, for I have seen him before."
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15  Bid the suitors take themselves off, each to his own place, and if your mother's mind is set on marrying again, let her go back to her father, who will find her a husband and provide her with all the marriage gifts that so dear a daughter may expect.
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16  Give him his helmet, shield, and a couple of lances, and if he is the man he was when I first knew him in our house, drinking and making merry, he would soon lay his hands about these rascally suitors, were he to stand once more upon his own threshold.
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17  First go to Pylos and ask Nestor; thence go on to Sparta and visit Menelaus, for he got home last of all the Achaeans; if you hear that your father is alive and on his way home, you can put up with the waste these suitors will make for yet another twelve months.
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