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1  Her name is Arete, and she comes of the same family as her husband Alcinous.
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2  I also saw Maera and Clymene and hateful Eriphyle, who sold her own husband for gold.
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3  Then Helen took her seat, put her feet upon the footstool, and began to question her husband.
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4  Then Penelope went upstairs again and mourned her husband till Minerva shed sleep over her eyes.
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5  I should like also to go to the house of Ulysses and bring news of her husband to Queen Penelope.
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6  She at once called her husband Antiphates from the place of assembly, and forthwith he set about killing my men.
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7  I should like my future husband to be just such another as he is, if he would only stay here and not want to go away.
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8  Then, going upstairs with her handmaids into her room, she mourned her dear husband till Minerva shed sweet sleep over her eyes.
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9  Then Penelope answered, "Stranger, heaven robbed me of all beauty, whether of face or figure, when the Argives set sail for Troy and my dear husband with them."
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10  To this Penelope replied, "Eurymachus, heaven robbed me of all my beauty whether of face or figure when the Argives set sail for Troy and my dear husband with them."
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11  He wept as a woman weeps when she throws herself on the body of her husband who has fallen before his own city and people, fighting bravely in defence of his home and children.
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12  I know all about her husband, and have been partner with him in affliction, but I am afraid of passing through this crowd of cruel suitors, for their pride and insolence reach heaven.
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13  Then Minerva put it into the mind of Penelope to show herself to the suitors, that she might make them still more enamoured of her, and win still further honour from her son and husband.
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14  As for Telemachus, I warn him in the presence of you all to send his mother back to her father, who will find her a husband and provide her with all the marriage gifts so dear a daughter may expect.
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15  I know, Eurynome," replied Penelope, "that you mean well, but do not try and persuade me to wash and to anoint myself, for heaven robbed me of all my beauty on the day my husband sailed; nevertheless, tell Autonoe and Hippodamia that I want them.
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16  Bid the suitors take themselves off, each to his own place, and if your mother's mind is set on marrying again, let her go back to her father, who will find her a husband and provide her with all the marriage gifts that so dear a daughter may expect.
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17  First I lost my brave and lion-hearted husband, who had every good quality under heaven, and whose name was great over all Hellas and middle Argos, and now my darling son is at the mercy of the winds and waves, without my having heard one word about his leaving home.
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