Homer

The Odyssey

    Menna Abu Zahrahar citeretfor 8 måneder siden
    so the god prevented them from ever reaching home.
    Liamhar citeretfor 10 måneder siden
    Dogs, did you think that I should not come back from Troy? You have wasted my substance,168 have forced my women servants to lie with you, and have wooed my wife while I was still living. You have feared neither God nor man, and now you shall die.”
    Liamhar citeretfor 10 måneder siden
    for there is nothing better in this world than that man and wife should be of one mind in a house. It discomfits their enemies, makes the hearts of their friends glad, and they themselves know more about it than any one
    Medionhar citeretsidste år
    He wept as a woman weeps when she throws herself on the body of her husband who has fallen before his own city and people, fighting bravely in defence of his home and children. She screams aloud and flings her arms about him as he lies gasping for breath and dying, but her enemies beat her from behind about the back and shoulders, and carry her off into slavery, to a life of labour and sorrow, and the beauty fades from her cheeks—even so piteously did Ulysses weep
    Medionhar citeretsidste år
    Ulysses was glad when he found he had a friend among the lookers-on, so he began to speak more pleasantly.
    Marousshar citeretsidste år
    See now, how men lay blame upon us gods for what is after all nothing but their own folly.
    Medionhar citeretsidste år
    heart was clouded with care as I went along.
    Medionhar citeretsidste år
    When the child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn appeared
    Medionhar citeretsidste år
    Morning will come in due course, and in the forenoon I care not how much I cry for those that are dead and gone. This is all we can do for the poor things. We can only shave our heads for them and wring the tears from our cheeks.
    Derin Öğütçühar citeretsidste år
    but you know what women are—they always want to do the best they can for the man who marries them, and never give another thought to the children of their first husband, nor to their father either when he is dead and done with.
    b9306449990har citeretsidste år
    “Mother,” answered Telemachus, “let the bard sing what he has a mind to; bards do not make the ills they sing of; it is Jove, not they, who makes them, and who sends weal or woe upon mankind according to his own good pleasure.
    b9306449990har citeretsidste år
    on the other hand you hear of his death, come home at once, celebrate his funeral rites with all due pomp, build a barrow to his memory, and make your mother marry again. Then, having done all this, think it well over in your mind how, by fair means or foul, you may kill these suitors in your own house. You are too old to plead infancy any longer; have you not heard how people are singing Orestes’ praises for having killed his father’s murderer Aegisthus? You are a fine, smart looking fellow; show your mettle, then, and make yourself a name in story.
    olive21908har citeretfor 2 år siden
    So now all who escaped death in battle or by shipwreck had got safely home except Ulysses, and
    Kevin Hunthar citeretfor 2 år siden
    Thus, then, did Ulysses wait and pray; but the girl drove on to the town. When she reached her father’s house she drew up at the gateway, and her brothers—comely as the gods—gathered round her, took the mules out of the waggon, and carried the clothes into the house, while she went to her own room, where an old servant, Eurymedusa of Apeira, lit the fire for her. This old woman had been brought by sea from Apeira, and had been chosen as a prize for Alcinous because he was king
    Kevin Hunthar citeretfor 2 år siden
    “Welcome,” said he, “to our house, and when you have partaken of food you shall tell us what you have come for.”
    Jana Hamdy nhar citeretfor 2 år siden
    grinding to powder in the surf
    Jana Hamdy nhar citeretfor 2 år siden
    Singing comes cheap to those who do not pay for it, and all this is done at the cost of one whose bones lie rotting in some wilderness or
    ria tommhar citeretfor 3 år siden
    he would not listen, and now he has paid for everything in full.”
    talk2terry1983har citeretfor 4 år siden
    pulled the door to by a silver catch, and drew the bolt home by means of the strap.16
    talk2terry1983har citeretfor 4 år siden
    not chide with me
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