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Quotes from The Odyssey by Homer
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1  He says he is a Cretan, and that he has been a great traveller.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
2  I have travelled much, and have had much to do with heroes, but I have never seen such another man as Ulysses.
The Odyssey By Homer
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3  Tell me, O Muse, of that ingenious hero who travelled far and wide after he had sacked the famous town of Troy.
The Odyssey By Homer
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4  Eumaeus answered, "Old man, no traveller who comes here with news will get Ulysses' wife and son to believe his story."
The Odyssey By Homer
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5  All that day did they travel, swaying the yoke upon their necks till the sun went down and darkness was over all the land.
The Odyssey By Homer
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6  They swayed the yoke upon their necks and travelled the whole day long till the sun set and darkness was over all the land.
The Odyssey By Homer
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7  I do not like it myself, for Teiresias bade me travel far and wide, carrying an oar, till I came to a country where the people have never heard of the sea, and do not even mix salt with their food.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIII
8  Therefore, I am suppliant at your knees if haply you may tell me about my father's melancholy end, whether you saw it with your own eyes, or heard it from some other traveller; for he was a man born to trouble.
The Odyssey By Homer
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9  Therefore I am suppliant at your knees, if haply you may be pleased to tell me of his melancholy end, whether you saw it with your own eyes, or heard it from some other traveller, for he was a man born to trouble.
The Odyssey By Homer
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10  Go to him, therefore, by sea, and take your own men with you; or if you would rather travel by land you can have a chariot, you can have horses, and here are my sons who can escort you to Lacedaemon where Menelaus lives.
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11  But while I was travelling and getting great riches among these people, my brother was secretly and shockingly murdered through the perfidy of his wicked wife, so that I have no pleasure in being lord of all this wealth.
The Odyssey By Homer
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12  Take my advice then, and do not go travelling about for long so far from home, nor leave your property with such dangerous people in your house; they will eat up everything you have among them, and you will have been on a fool's errand.
The Odyssey By Homer
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13  Here people deal in ship's gear of all kinds, such as cables and sails, and here, too, are the places where oars are made, for the Phaeacians are not a nation of archers; they know nothing about bows and arrows, but are a sea-faring folk, and pride themselves on their masts, oars, and ships, with which they travel far over the sea.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VI