"I'll make the crossing in my own ship, with my own company."
"Then he dismembered them and made his meal, gaping and crunching like a mountain lion-everything, innards, flesh, and narrow bone."
"I drew it from the coals and my four fellows
"I tied them silently 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."
"If ever a mortal man inquire how you were put to shame and blinded, tell him Odysseus, Raider Of Cities, took your eye, Laertes' son, whose home is on Ithaca!"
"O hear me, lord, blue girdler of the islands, if I am thine indeed, and thou art father: grant Odysseus, Raider Of Cities, never see his home: Laertes' son, I mean, who kept his hall on Ithaca. Should destiny intend that he shall see his roof again among his family in his father land, far be that day, and dark the years between. Let him lose all companions, and return under strange sail to bitter days at home."