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1  A poor unfortunate tramp has come begging about the house for sheer want.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVII
2  If you beg and pray the men to unloose you, then they must bind you faster.
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3  He was so delighted with the taste of the wine that he begged me for another bowl full.
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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  Your mother begged prizes from the gods, and offered them to be contended for by the noblest of the Achaeans.
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6  I will go the round of the city begging as I needs must, to see if any one will give me a drink and a piece of bread.
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7  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.
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8  As for this unfortunate stranger, take him to the town and let him beg there of any one who will give him a drink and a piece of bread.
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9  Eumaeus, and all of you, to-morrow I want to go away and begin begging about the town, so as to be no more trouble to you or to your men.
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10  When we had got twice as far as we were before, I was for jeering at the Cyclops again, but the men begged and prayed of me to hold my tongue.
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11  Now there came a certain common tramp who used to go begging all over the city of Ithaca, and was notorious as an incorrigible glutton and drunkard.
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12  My friend," said he, "you are the first person whom I have met with in this country; I salute you, therefore, and beg you to be well disposed towards me.
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13  When they saw all this, my men begged me to let them first steal some cheeses, and make off with them to the ship; they would then return, drive down the lambs and kids, put them on board and sail away with them.
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14  As long as my son was still young, and unable to understand, he would not hear of my leaving my husband's house, but now that he is full grown he begs and prays me to do so, being incensed at the way in which the suitors are eating up his property.
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15  The suitors applauded the bard, whereon Minerva went up to Ulysses and prompted him to beg pieces of bread from each one of the suitors, that he might see what kind of people they were, and tell the good from the bad; but come what might she was not going to save a single one of them.
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16  One insolent fellow said to him, "Telemachus, you are not happy in your guests; first you have this importunate tramp, who comes begging bread and wine and has no skill for work or for hard fighting, but is perfectly useless, and now here is another fellow who is setting himself up as a prophet."
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