In the Phrygian hill-country there were once two trees whichall the peasants near and far pointed out as a great marvel; and nowonder, for one was an oak and the other a linden, yet they grew from a single trunk.
I'm tired of eating ambrosia and drinking nectar!
Sometimes when Jupiter was bored, he would come down tothe earth, disguise himself as a mortal and go looking for adventures.His favorite companion on these tours was Mercury.
They will never notice.
They wandered through the land, knocking at each lowly hutor great house they came to and asking for food and a place to rest in.Not one would admit them; every time they were dismissed insolentlyand the door barred against them.
LEAVE US ALONE!
At last they came upon a little hovel ofthe humblest sort, poorer than any they had yet found, with a roofmade only of reeds. But here, when they knocked, the door wasopened wide and a cheerful voice bade them enter.