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1  Later on the swineherd will bring me to the city disguised as a miserable old beggar.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
2  Ulysses, therefore, went on his round, going from left to right, and stretched out his hands to beg as though he were a real beggar.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVII
3  Immediately afterwards Ulysses came inside, looking like a poor miserable old beggar, leaning on his staff and with his clothes all in rags.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVII
4  Then Ulysses said, "Sir, I do not want to stay here; a beggar can always do better in town than country, for any one who likes can give him something."
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVII
5  Telemachus came first, and then after him, accompanied by the swineherd, came Ulysses, clad in rags and leaning on a staff as though he were some miserable old beggar.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
6  No other beggar or stranger has been allowed to hear what we say among ourselves; the wine must have been doing you a mischief, as it does with all those who drink immoderately.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXI
7  To this you answered, O swineherd Eumaeus, "Stranger, though a still poorer man should come here, it would not be right for me to insult him, for all strangers and beggars are from Jove."
The Odyssey By Homer
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8  He covered himself with wounds and bruises, dressed himself all in rags, and entered the enemy's city looking like a menial or a beggar, and quite different from what he did when he was among his own people.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IV