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1  I can throw a dart farther than any one else can shoot an arrow.
The Odyssey By Homer
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2  When he had got it in his hands he strung it with ease and sent his arrow through the iron.
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3  He shed the arrows on to the ground at his feet and said, "The mighty contest is at an end."
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4  He was then coming from Ephyra, where he had been to beg poison for his arrows from Ilus, son of Mermerus.
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5  Then Ulysses tore off his rags, and sprang on to the broad pavement with his bow and his quiver full of arrows.
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6  In battle I am always the first to bring a man down with my arrow, no matter how many more are taking aim at him alongside of me.
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7  On this we fetched our spears and bows and arrows from the ships, and dividing ourselves into three bands began to shoot the goats.
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8  He looked black as night with his bare bow in his hands and his arrow on the string, glaring around as though ever on the point of taking aim.
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9  On this he aimed a deadly arrow at Antinous, who was about to take up a two-handled gold cup to drink his wine and already had it in his hands.
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10  When he had taken aim he let fly, and his arrow pierced every one of the handle-holes of the axes from the first onwards till it had gone right through them, and into the outer courtyard.
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11  My husband used to set up twelve axes in the court, one in front of the other, like the stays upon which a ship is built; he would then go back from them and shoot an arrow through the whole twelve.
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12  In the middle of it there is a large cavern, looking West and turned towards Erebus; you must take your ship this way, but the cave is so high up that not even the stoutest archer could send an arrow into it.
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13  As he spoke he drew his keen blade of bronze, sharpened on both sides, and with a loud cry sprang towards Ulysses, but Ulysses instantly shot an arrow into his breast that caught him by the nipple and fixed itself in his liver.
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14  I shall make the suitors try to do the same thing, and whichever of them can string the bow most easily, and send his arrow through all the twelve axes, him will I follow, and quit this house of my lawful husband, so goodly and so abounding in wealth.
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15  She sat down with it on her knees, weeping bitterly as she took the bow out of its case, and when her tears had relieved her, she went to the cloister where the suitors were, carrying the bow and the quiver, with the many deadly arrows that were inside it.
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16  When she had relieved herself by weeping she prayed to Diana saying, "Great Goddess Diana, daughter of Jove, drive an arrow into my heart and slay me; or let some whirlwind snatch me up and bear me through paths of darkness till it drop me into the mouths of over-flowing Oceanus, as it did the daughters of Pandareus."
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17  Here people deal in ship's gear of all kinds, such as cables and sails, and here, too, are the places where oars are made, for the Phaeacians are not a nation of archers; they know nothing about bows and arrows, but are a sea-faring folk, and pride themselves on their masts, oars, and ships, with which they travel far over the sea.
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