"i wished to see the caveman, what he had to offer---no pretty sight, it turned out, for my friends."
"Strangers, who are you? And where from? What brings you here by sea ways---a fair traffic?"
"We are from Troy, Acheans, blown off course by shifting gales on the Great South Sea: Homeward bound, but takings routes and ways uncommon; SO the will of ZUes will have it.
"So with our brand we bored that great eye socket while blood ran out around the red hot bar."
"I tied them silent together, twining cords of willow from the ogre's bed; then slung a man under each middle one to ride there safely, shielded left and right. So three sheep could convey each man."
"Always I had in mind some giant, armed in giant force, would come agaisnt me here. But this, but you, small, pitiful, and twiggy you put me down with wine, you blinded me. Come back Odysseous and i'll treat you well, praying the god of earthquake to befriend you."