Strangers! Who are you? Where did you come from across the watery depths? Are you on business, or roaming round without a goal, like pirates, who risk their lives at sea to bring disaster to other people?
Cyclops! If any mortal asks you how your eye was mutilated and made blind, say that Odysseus, the city-sacker, Laertes' son who lives in Ithaca, destroyed your sight
GET OUT! You nasty creature, leave my island! Now! It is not right for me to help convey a man so deeply hated by the gods. You godforsaken thing, how dare you come here? Get out!
My friends! We will not yet go down to Hades, sad though we are, before our fated day. Come on, since we have food and drink on board, let us not starve ourselves; now time to eat!
Hearing, the mighty Laestrygonians thronged from all sides, not humanlike, but giants. With boulders bigger than than a man could lift they pelted at us from the cliffs
No, Mother! Why do you not stay for me, and let me hold you, even here in Hades?
Lord of men, King Agamemnon! How did you die? What bad luck brought you down? Was is Poseidon rousing up a blast of cruel wind to wreck your ships?
Elpenor, how did you come here, in darkness? You came on foot more quickly than I sailed