"As we rowed on, and nearer to the mainland, at one end of the bay, we saw a cavern yawning above the water, screened with laurel, and many rams and goats about the place..."
"A prodigious man slept in this cave alone, and took his flocks to graze afield-remote from all companions, knowing none but savage ways, a brute so huge, he seemed no man at all..."
"We climbed then, briskly to the cave. But cyclops had gone afied to pasture his fat sheep, so we looked round at everything inside."
After Odysseus offered the cyclops his liquor, he fell asleep so he could go forth with his plan."Even as he spoke, he reeled and tumbled backward, his great head lolling to one side: and sleep took his like any creature. Drunk, hiccuping, he dribbled streams of