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1  In this disguise he entered the city of Troy, and no one said anything to him.
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2  Meanwhile Menelaus and I were on our way home from Troy, on good terms with one another.
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3  Blest and thrice blest were those Danaans who fell before Troy in the cause of the sons of Atreus.
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4  Tell us also why you are made so unhappy on hearing about the return of the Argive Danaans from Troy.
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5  Tell me, O Muse, of that ingenious hero who travelled far and wide after he had sacked the famous town of Troy.
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6  I seek news of my unhappy father Ulysses, who is said to have sacked the town of Troy in company with yourself.
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7  Philoctetes was the only man who could shoot better than I could when we Achaeans were before Troy and in practice.
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8  Now, however, I will tell you of the many hazardous adventures which by Jove's will I met with on my return from Troy.
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9  Make up your mind to it and bear it; Ulysses is not the only man who never came back from Troy, but many another went down as well as he.
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10  Would that I had only a third of what I now have so that I had stayed at home, and all those were living who perished on the plain of Troy, far from Argos.
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11  Phemius was still singing, and his hearers sat rapt in silence as he told the sad tale of the return from Troy, and the ills Minerva had laid upon the Achaeans.
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12  I cannot indeed name every single one of the exploits of Ulysses, but I can say what he did when he was before Troy, and you Achaeans were in all sorts of difficulties.
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13  They will send him in a ship to his own country, and will give him more bronze and gold and raiment than he would have brought back from Troy, if he had had all his prize money and had got home without disaster.
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14  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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15  Now, however, change your song and tell us of the wooden horse which Epeus made with the assistance of Minerva, and which Ulysses got by stratagem into the fort of Troy after freighting it with the men who afterwards sacked the city.
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16  He had given his consent and promised her to him while he was still at Troy, and now the gods were bringing the marriage about; so he was sending her with chariots and horses to the city of the Myrmidons over whom Achilles' son was reigning.
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17  We know what fate befell each one of the other heroes who fought at Troy, but as regards Ulysses heaven has hidden from us the knowledge even that he is dead at all, for no one can certify us in what place he perished, nor say whether he fell in battle on the mainland, or was lost at sea amid the waves of Amphitrite.
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