"I am that father whom your boyhood lacked and suffered pain for lack of. I am he."(1146)
"Athena Appears and tells him that he is indeed home. She disguises him as an old man, so that he can surprise the suitors, and then urges him to visit his faithful swineherd, Eumaeus." (1142)
"I marvel that they leave this hound to lie here on the dung pile; he would have been a fine dog, from the look of him, though I can't say as to his power and speed when he was young. You find the same good build in house dogs"(1148)
Athena took the disguise off Odysseus and Telemachus thinks he s a God but Odysseus sets him strait. He embraces his son.
"Odysseus tells Telemachus to return home. He will fallow-still disguised as an old man-and Telemachus must pretend not to know him. He must also lock away Odysseus' weapons and armor."(1147)
Odysseus comes apon his dog he trained before he went to Troy. The dog has been waiting 20 years for Odysseus to come back and once he knows his master is back he dies in peace.
"Odysseus enters his home as a beggar, and the suitors mock and abuse him. Penelope asks to speak with the beggar, but Odysseus puts her off until nightfall."(1149)