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1  This was the abode of a huge monster who was then away from home shepherding his flocks.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IX
2  We soon reached his cave, but he was out shepherding, so we went inside and took stock of all that we could see.
The Odyssey By Homer
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3  Here Melanthius son of Dolius overtook them as he was driving down some goats, the best in his flock, for the suitors' dinner, and there were two shepherds with him.
The Odyssey By Homer
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4  Thus did they converse; meanwhile Melanthius the goatherd came up, for he too was bringing in his best goats for the suitors' dinner; and he had two shepherds with him.
The Odyssey By Homer
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5  'First he will look over all his seals, and count them; then, when he has seen them and tallied them on his five fingers, he will go to sleep among them, as a shepherd among his sheep.
The Odyssey By Homer
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6  In that country a man who could do without sleep might earn double wages, one as a herdsman of cattle, and another as a shepherd, for they work much the same by night as they do by day.
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7  Then Minerva came up to him disguised as a young shepherd of delicate and princely mien, with a good cloak folded double about her shoulders; she had sandals on her comely feet and held a javelin in her hand.
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8  The two fell in with one another in Messene at the house of Ortilochus, where Ulysses was staying in order to recover a debt that was owing from the whole people; for the Messenians had carried off three hundred sheep from Ithaca, and had sailed away with them and with their shepherds.
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Get Context   In BOOK XXI