"We beached there, and I told the crew to stand by and keep watch over the ship..."(Homer 93-94).
"We lit a fire, burnt an offering, and took some cheese to eat; then sat in silence around the embers, waiting"(Homer 133-135).
"He dumped it with a great crash into that hollow cave, and we all scattered fast to the far wall"(Homer 137-139).
Odysseus and his men arrive on an island where Cyclops live. He tells most of his men to stay with the ship while he and a few men go explore.
"So with our brand we bored that great eye socket while blood ran out around the red hot bar"(Homer 296-297).
Odysseus and his men find a cave with cheese in it. They decide to stay and wait for the person who lives there because the person might help them.
"Blinded, and sick with pain from his head wound, the master stroked each ram, then let it pass, but my men riding on the pectoral fleece the giant's blind hands blundering never found"(Homer 351-354).
Polyphemus the Cyclops arrives at his home with his sheep. He finds Odysseus and his men and keeps them captive.
"With many glances back, we rounded up his fat, stiff-legged sheep to take aboard, and drove them down to where the good ship lay"(Homer 377-379).
Odysseus and his men blind the Cyclops by making him drunk on wine and then stabbing him when he sleeps.
Odysseus and his men escape by hiding under Polyphemus' sheep. He cannot see them because he is blind.
Odysseus and his men take the Cyclops' sheep and return to their ship.