We stand, beholden for your help, or any gifts you give-- as custom is to honor strangers.. He clutched at my companions and caught two in his hands like squirming puppies to beat their brains out, spattering the floor."
“Yet I refused I wished to see the caveman, what he had to offer. No pretty sight it turned out for my friends”
"Cyclops, try some wine. Here's liquor to wash down your scraps of men... My name is Nohbody.. Now by the gods, 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.
“If ever mortal enquire how you were put to shame and blinded tell them odysseus raider of cities, took your eye.”
“Godsake captain,why bait the beast again?”
"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. "