"In the next land we found were cyclopes, giants louts without a law to bless them."
What to do. What to do
"but in one stride he clutched at my companions and caught two in his hands like squirming puppies to beat their brains out spattering the floor."
"So with our brand we bored that great eye socket while blood ran out around the red hot bar. Eyelid and lash were seared the pierced ball hissed broiling and the roots popped."
"I drew on all my wits, and ran through tactics, reasoning as a man will for dear life, until a trick came and it pleased me well. The Cyclops rams were handsome, fat, with heavy fleeces, a dark violet."
"That carrion rogue and his accurst companions burnt it out when he had conquered all my wits with wine. Nohbdy will not get out alive, I swear."
"The blind thing in his doubled fury broke a hilltop in his hands and heaved it after us. Ahead of our black prow it struck and sank whelmed in a spuming geyser."