Telemachus and Odysseus remove the arms from the palace as the suitors' sleep. Athea provides help by lighting the room for them as they work.
Such abuse, just because I’m filthy because I wear such rags. Roving around the country hand to mouth. I too once lived in a large house that men would admire. To live the life of ease, but Zeus ruined it all. Beware woman for one day you may lose it all.
You're still here, you pest.
He claims to have met Odysseus, but I can’t be sure he is truthful.
I don’t believe we’ve met. Who are you? Where are you from?
I’m a man who has had his share of sorrows. It is wise not to speak of the past, but to speak of the future.
I understand. I must ask, how did my husband look when you saw him?
As much as he is strong and courageous, Odysseus is deceitful and cunning... His wits will help him, he will be home before the month is over
Somebody wash this mans feat.
He has seen him, this man has seen my husband. I’m sure of this. Yet he won’t accept my offer of lodgement. I must find a way to thank him.
The maid bathed Odysseus, but not even a bath could wash away the struggles of the Kings homecoming
You are Odysseus, I can’t believe it if I had not recognized the scar I would never have known it was you.
Do you want to kill me? If you betray me I will not spare you when I kill the women of my house.