"We lit a fire, burnt an offering, and took some cheese to eat"
"Then he dismembered them and made them his meal, gaping and crunching like a mountain lion."
"I drew it from the col, my four fellows gave me a hand, lugging it near the cyclops as more than a natural force nerved them; straight forward they sprinted, lifted it, and rammed it deep in his crater eye"
"My great eye lost, and at Odysseus' hands. Always I had in mind some giant, armed in giant force"
"O hear me, lord, blue girlder of the islands, if i am thine indeed, and thou art father: grant that Odysseus, raider of cities , never see his home: Laertes' son, I mean, who kept his home 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 years between. Let him lose all companions, and return under strange sail to bitter days at home."