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The Odyssey: Book 1

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Tell me, o muse, of that ingenious hero who travelled far and wide
after he had sacked the famous town of Troy. Many cities did he visit,
and many were the nations with whose manners and customs he was
acquainted; moreover he suffered much by sea while trying to save
his own life and bring his men safely home; but do what he might he
could not save his men, for they perished through their own sheer
folly in eating the cattle of the Sun-god Hyperion; so the god
prevented them from ever reaching home. Tell me, too, about all
these things, O daughter of Jove, from whatsoever source you may
know them.
So now all who escaped death in battle or by shipwreck had got
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Kedrix Udjoe 08 September 2020
I really love this piece.
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Israj Ali 29 August 2018
There is no fear of your race dying out yet..............great work by a great poet.
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James Mclain 21 August 2009
From writing in memory of history.. to the common every day intitlements.. and it is obvious..being well..known about.. his world...and large to him.. still was story telling..an art...iip
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