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1  '"'Sir,' he answered with a groan, 'it was all bad luck, and my own unspeakable drunkenness.'
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XI
2  To which Ulysses answered, "Good luck to you too my friend, and may the gods grant you every happiness."
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VIII
3  You seem to be just such another tramp as myself, but perhaps the gods will give us better luck by and by.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVIII
4  Earth-encircling Neptune came, and Mercury the bringer of luck, and King Apollo, but the goddesses staid at home all of them for shame.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VIII
5  You seem to be a sensible person, do then as I bid you; strip, leave your raft to drive before the wind, and swim to the Phaeacian coast where better luck awaits you.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK V
6  There is no accounting for luck; Jove gives prosperity to rich and poor just as he chooses, so you must take what he has seen fit to send you, and make the best of it.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VI
7  We must see that he comes to no harm while on his homeward journey, but when he is once at home he will have to take the luck he was born with for better or worse like other people.
The Odyssey By Homer
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8  The suitors in the covered cloister were now in an uproar, and one would turn towards his neighbour, saying, "I wish the stranger had gone somewhere else, bad luck to him, for all the trouble he gives us."
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVIII