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1  Do not aim at him all at once, but six of you throw your spears first, and see if you cannot cover yourselves with glory by killing him.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXII
2  While we were taken up with this, and were expecting each moment to be our last, Scylla pounced down suddenly upon us and snatched up my six best men.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XII
3  Now, Aeolus has six daughters and six lusty sons, so he made the sons marry the daughters, and they all live with their dear father and mother, feasting and enjoying every conceivable kind of luxury.
The Odyssey By Homer
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4  There are fifty-two chosen youths from Dulichium, and they have six servants; from Same there are twenty-four; twenty young Achaeans from Zacynthus, and twelve from Ithaca itself, all of them well born.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
5  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.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XII
6  For six days I and my men made feast, and I found them many victims both for sacrifice to the gods and for themselves, but on the seventh day we went on board and set sail from Crete with a fair North wind behind us though we were going down a river.
The Odyssey By Homer
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7  I went up to this club and cut off about six feet of it; I then gave this piece to the men and told them to fine it evenly off at one end, which they proceeded to do, and lastly I brought it to a point myself, charring the end in the fire to make it harder.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IX