Jackson Rehl, Eric Smith
"... Odysseus entered the palace in the disguise of a wretched old beggar, leaning upon a staff and dressed in the foulest rags" (17.335-338).
"... Odysseus hit [Irus] square in the jaw, just under the ear, and smashed in the bone..." (18.98-100).
"With this the next men warmed the bow and greased it to make it more supple, but they failed to string it; no one was strong enough" (21.175-177).
"... so effortlessly did Odysseus string the great bow... and the arrow flew straight through the holes of each of the twelve axes..." (21.399, 412-413).
"Odysseus looked around too, scanning the hall to see whether any suitors were left alive and were hiding now to escape their fate. But he found that they were all dead..." (22.381-383).
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