"In the next land we found were Cyclopes, giants, louts, without a law to bless them. (56-57)
"'Strangers ', he said, 'who are you? And where from? What brings you here by sea ways-a fair traffic? Or are you wandering rogues, who cast your lives like dice, and ravage other folks by sea?" (156-159)
'Sweet cousin ram, why lag behind the rest in the night cave? You never linger so, but graze before them all.'
"Neither reply nor pity came from him, but in one stride he clutched my companions and caught two in his hands like squirming puppies to beat their brains out, spattering on the floor." (191-194)
"...straightforward they sprinted, lifted it and rammed it deep in his crater eye, and I leaned on it turning it as a shipwright turns a drill in planking." (290-294)
"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."
"There as we ran in we saw the squadron waiting, the trim ships were drawn up side by side, and all our troubled friends who waited, looking seaward."