This man is bringing home with him handsome treasures.
Let us look inside and see what is in there, and how much silver and gold this bag contains inside.
DO NOT OPEN THIS
I know of all the pains you have suffered. But come now, eat your food and drink your wine
We are here for all our days until a year is completed, feasting on unlimited meat and sweet wine.
Odysseus and his men arrive at the country of the Lotus-Eaters and when they eat the "honey-sweet fruit" of lotus, they forget that they have a mission to get home.
When Odysseus and his men leave the island of Aiolos, Odysseus was given a bag full of blowing winds. The men decided to open the bag while Odysseus was sleeping to see what's in it, even though they were told not to and therefore get blown back to the island.
Odysseus and the men stay with Circe for a year, until they finally realize that they have stayed there long enough and need to get back to the sea to get home to Ithaka.