Land of the Cyclopes! My best twelve fighters come with me into the beast's cave
I'm going to close this door with a huge boulder so you will never escape!
I have an idea!
He has blocked us in with a huge rock! How will we ever escape?
"I took my best twelve fighter and went [into the cave]" (95-96).
"'Strangers,' he said, 'who are you? and where [are you] from? What brings you here by sea'" (156-157) "You are a ninny" (177).
Why are you so slow? You are always so fast!
No! If I could kill you I would!
"Neither reply or pity came from him, but in one stride he clutched at my companions to beat their brains out, spattering the floor. Then, he dismembered them and made his meal, gaping and crunching like a mountain lion" (191-196).
Fine! I call upon my father and I curse you! You will never get home and if you do, you will return alone with none of your friends!
Let's be friends and right our wrongs!
"So with our brand we bored that great eye socket while blood ran out around the red hot bar" (296-297).
"Sweet cousin lamb, why lag behind the rest in the night cave ... you [always] run to be the first one in the fold" (358-363).
"A giant wave that washed the ship stern foremost back to shore" (398-399).