The Odysseys of Homer Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 Excerpt: ...me A beggar like myself; which who can mend? The Gods give most to whom they least are friend. The chief goods Gods give, is in good to end. But to the hands' strife, of which y' are so free, Provoke me not, for fear you anger me; And lest the old man, on whose scorn you stood, Your lips and bosom make shake...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 Excerpt: ...me A beggar like myself; which who can mend? The Gods give most to whom they least are friend. The chief goods Gods give, is in good to end. But to the hands' strife, of which y' are so free, Provoke me not, for fear you anger me; And lest the old man, on whose scorn you stood, Your lips and bosom make shake hands in blood. I love my quiet well, and more will love To-morrow than to-day. But if you move My peace beyond my right, the war you make Will never after give you will to take Ulysses' house into your begging walk." "O Gods," said he, " how volubly doth talk This eating gulf! And how his fume breaks out, As from an old crack'd oven! Whom I will clout So bitterly, and so with both hands mall His chaps together, that his teeth shall fall As plain seen on the earth as any sow's, That ruts the corn-fields, or devours the mows. Come, close we now, that all may see what wrong An old man tempts that takes at cuffs a young." Thus in the entry of those lofty tow'rs so These two, with all spleen, spent their jarring pow'rs. Antinous took it, laugh'd, and said: "O friends, We never had such sport! This guest contends With this vast beggar at the buffets' fight. Come, join we hands, and screw up all their spite." 55 All rose in laughters; and about them bore All the ragg'd rout of beggars at the door. Then mov'd Antinous the victor's hire To all the Wooers thus: "There are now at fire Two breasts of goat; both which let law set down eo Before the man that wins the day's renown, With all their fat and gravy. And of both The glorious victor shall prefer his tooth, To which he makes his choice of, from us all, And ever after banquet in our hall, 65 With what our boards yield; not a beggar more Allow'd to share, but all keep ou...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781154184143
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 106
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.22 (d)

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