Listen with care. Square in your ship´s path are Sirens, who are crying beauty to bewitch men that pass,woe to the ones that hear that sound! He will not see his wife nor his children. The Sirens will sing in his mind.
Direct you boat well; plug your oarsmen´s ears none should be hearing that sound
But if you want to listen let the men tie you in the lugger , hand, and foot to the mast. So you may hear those harpies' voices, your crew must twist more line around you and keep the stroke, till the singers fade.
A second course lies between headlands. One is a sharp mountain piercing in the sky. No mortal man could scale it.
Odysseus and his men return to Circe´s island. While they where sleep, Circe takes Odydessus aside to talk.
Circe is warning Odysseus from the Sirens that lies in the ocean.