"Across the bay from the island of the Cyclopes was a lush, deserted island. Odysseus and his crew landed on the island in a dense fog and spent days feasting on wine and wild goats and observing the mainland, where the cyclopes lived. on the third day, Odysseus and his company of men set out to learn if the Cyclopes were friends or phoes."
"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 of those who eat good wheaten bread;but he seemed rather a shaggy mountain reared in solitude.'
"Cyclops,try some whine. Here's liquor to wash down your scraps of men. Taste it, and see the kind of drink we carried under our planks.." "Give me another, thank you kindly. Tell me, how are you called? I'll make a gift will please you.." "You ask my honorable name? Remember the gift you promised me, and i'll shall tell you. My name is Nohbdy: mother, father, and friends, everyone calls me Nohbdy."
'Now, by the gods, I drove my big hand spike deep in the embers, charring it again, and cheered my men along with battle talk to keep their courage up:no quitting now. The pike of the olive, green, though it had been, reddened and glowed as if about to catch.."