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1  Laertes' strength failed him when he heard the convincing proofs which his son had given him.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
2  The moment you see that he is asleep seize him; put forth all your strength and hold him fast, for he will do his very utmost to get away from you.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IV
3  Or if you will plough against me, let us each take a yoke of tawny oxen, well-mated and of great strength and endurance: turn me into a four acre field, and see whether you or I can drive the straighter furrow.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVIII
4  As soon as he had tasted the blood, he knew me, and weeping bitterly stretched out his arms towards me to embrace me; but he had no strength nor substance any more, and I too wept and pitied him as I beheld him.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XI
5  Your ill-judged remarks have made me exceedingly angry, and you are quite mistaken, for I excel in a great many athletic exercises; indeed, so long as I had youth and strength, I was among the first athletes of the age.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VIII
6  I filled a large skin with this wine, and took a wallet full of provisions with me, for my mind misgave me that I might have to deal with some savage who would be of great strength, and would respect neither right nor law.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IX
7  As long as heaven vouchsafes him health and strength, he thinks that he shall come to no harm hereafter, and even when the blessed gods bring sorrow upon him, he bears it as he needs must, and makes the best of it; for God almighty gives men their daily minds day by day.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVIII
8  Then, as children rejoice when their dear father begins to get better after having for a long time borne sore affliction sent him by some angry spirit, but the gods deliver him from evil, so was Ulysses thankful when he again saw land and trees, and swam on with all his strength that he might once more set foot upon dry ground.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK V
9  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."
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXI