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1  The queen is preparing for her marriage with one or other of us.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IV
2  And now I do not see how I can find any further shift for getting out of this marriage.
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Get Context   In BOOK XIX
3  Now, however, go some of you and call old Dolius, who was given me by my father on my marriage, and who is my gardener.
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4  Mars made Venus many presents, and defiled King Vulcan's marriage bed, so the sun, who saw what they were about, told Vulcan.
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Get Context   In BOOK VIII
5  A night will come when I shall have to yield myself to a marriage which I detest, for Jove has taken from me all hope of happiness.
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Get Context   In BOOK XVIII
6  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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7  He had given his consent and promised her to him while he was still at Troy, and now the gods were bringing the marriage about; so he was sending her with chariots and horses to the city of the Myrmidons over whom Achilles' son was reigning.
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8  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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9  They are afraid to go to her father Icarius, asking him to choose the one he likes best, and to provide marriage gifts for his daughter, but day by day they keep hanging about my father's house, sacrificing our oxen, sheep, and fat goats for their banquets, and never giving so much as a thought to the quantity of wine they drink.
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10  He heaved a deep sigh and said, "I grieve for myself and for us all; I grieve that I shall have to forgo the marriage, but I do not care nearly so much about this, for there are plenty of other women in Ithaca and elsewhere; what I feel most is the fact of our being so inferior to Ulysses in strength that we cannot string his bow."
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Get Context   In BOOK XXI