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1  He said he had seen Ulysses with Idomeneus among the Cretans, refitting his ships which had been damaged in a gale.
The Odyssey By Homer
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2  Jove, however, sent the ship's mast within my reach, which saved my life, for I clung to it, and drifted before the fury of the gale.
The Odyssey By Homer
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3  They stayed with me twelve days, for there was a gale blowing from the North so strong that one could hardly keep one's feet on land.
The Odyssey By Homer
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4  We let the ships run before the gale, but the force of the wind tore our sails to tatters, so we took them down for fear of shipwreck, and rowed our hardest towards the land.
The Odyssey By Homer
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5  In the third watch of the night when the stars had shifted their places, Jove raised a great gale of wind that flew a hurricane so that land and sea were covered with thick clouds, and night sprang forth out of the heavens.
The Odyssey By Homer
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6  For six days my men kept driving in the best cows and feasting upon them, but when Jove the son of Saturn had added a seventh day, the fury of the gale abated; we therefore went on board, raised our masts, spread sail, and put out to sea.
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7  'Your brother and his ships escaped, for Juno protected him, but when he was just about to reach the high promontory of Malea, he was caught by a heavy gale which carried him out to sea again sorely against his will, and drove him to the foreland where Thyestes used to dwell, but where Aegisthus was then living.
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8  Nevertheless there was still much trouble in store for me, for at this point Neptune would let me go no further, and raised a great storm against me; the sea was so terribly high that I could no longer keep to my raft, which went to pieces under the fury of the gale, and I had to swim for it, till wind and current brought me to your shores.
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