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1  You will look to what is going on here, but above all be careful to keep out of danger, for there are many who bear you ill will.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVII
2  '"'Say not a word,' he answered, 'in death's favour; I would rather be a paid servant in a poor man's house and be above ground than king of kings among the dead.'
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XI
3  Still, Amphimedon just took a piece of the top skin from off Telemachus's wrist, and Ctesippus managed to graze Eumaeus's shoulder above his shield; but the spear went on and fell to the ground.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXII
4  Ulysses was the first to raise his spear and try to drive it into the brute, but the boar was too quick for him, and charged him sideways, ripping him above the knee with a gash that tore deep though it did not reach the bone.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIX
5  I was looking at once after both ship and men, and in a moment I saw their hands and feet ever so high above me, struggling in the air as Scylla was carrying them off, and I heard them call out my name in one last despairing cry.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XII
6  While he was thus in two minds, Neptune sent a terrible great wave that seemed to rear itself above his head till it broke right over the raft, which then went to pieces as though it were a heap of dry chaff tossed about by a whirlwind.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK V
7  For a long time Ulysses was under water, and it was all he could do to rise to the surface again, for the clothes Calypso had given him weighed him down; but at last he got his head above water and spat out the bitter brine that was running down his face in streams.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK V
8  I met a man sent by those who had gone with you to Pylos, and he was the first to tell the news to your mother, but I can say what I saw with my own eyes; I had just got on to the crest of the hill of Mercury above the town when I saw a ship coming into harbour with a number of men in her.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI