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" Son of Laertes, of the seed of Zeus, Odysseus of many devices, an evil doom of some god was my bane and wine out of measure. When I laid me down on the house-top of Circe I minded me not to descend again by the way of the tall ladder, but fell right down... "
The Odyssey of Homer: Done Into English Prose - Page 215
by Homer, Samuel Henry Butcher, Andrew Lang - 1883 - 428 pages
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The Odyssey of Homer

Homer - Epic poetry, Greek - 1879 - 416 pages
...Thou hast come fleeter on foot than I in my black ship." ' So spake I, and with a moan he answered me, saying : " Son of Laertes, of the seed of Zeus, Odysseus of many devices, an evil doom of some god was my bane and wine out of measure. When I laid me down on the house-top...
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The Odyssey, done into Engl. prose by S.H. Butcher and A. Lang

Homerus - 1879
...they wept and mourned, and the house rang around. Then she stood near me, that fair goddess, and spake saying : ' " Son of Laertes, of the seed of Zeus, Odysseus of many devices, no more now wake this plenteous weeping : myself I know of all the pains ye endured upon the teeming...
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 1

Richard Garnett - Literature - 1899 - 9822 pages
...they had taken their fill of meat aud drink, Calypso, the fair goddess, spake first and said : — " Son of Laertes, of the seed of Zeus, Odysseus of many devices, so it is indeed thy wish to get thee home to thine own dear country even in this hour? Good fortune...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 2

Richard Garnett - Anthologies - 1899
...they had taken their fill of meat and drink, Calypso, the fair goddess, spake first and said : — " Son of Laertes, of the seed of Zeus, Odysseus of many devices, so it is indeed thy wish to get thee home to thine own dear country even in this hour? Good fortune...
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The Bibliophile Library of Literature, Art and Rare Manuscripts: History ...

Forrest Morgan, Caroline Ticknor - Biography - 1904
...they had taken their fill of meat and drink, Calypso, the fair goddess, spake first and said : — "Son of Laertes, of the seed of Zeus, Odysseus of many devices, so it is indeed thy wish to get thee home to thine own dear country even in this hour? Good fortune...
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The Library of Original Sources: The Greek world

Oliver Joseph Thatcher - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1907
...Thou hast come fleeter on foot than I in my black ship." 'So spake I, and with a moan he answered me, saying: "Son of Laertes, of the seed of Zeus, Odysseus of many devices, an evil doom of some god was my bane and wine out of measure. When I laid me down on the house-top...
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The Boy's Odyssey

Homer - 1908 - 211 pages
...him with bent brows, and Odysseus perceived it and came forth from the room, and Athene spake to him, saying — " Son of Laertes, of the seed of Zeus, Odysseus of many wiles, now is the hour to reveal thy word to thy son, that ye twain, having framed death and doom to...
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A Source-book of Ancient History

George Willis Botsford, Lillie M. Shaw Botsford - History, Ancient - 1912 - 594 pages
...come fleeter on foot than I in my black ship." Left un- So spake I, and with a moan he answered me, saying: "Son of Laertes, of the seed of Zeus, Odysseus of many devices, an evil doom of some god was my bane and wine out of measure. When I laid me down on the housetop of...
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Dramatization: Selections from English Classics Adapted in Dramatic Form

Sarah Emma Simons, Clem Irwin Orr - Children's plays, American - 1913 - 400 pages
...and my heart within me is not of iron, but pitiful even as thine. [Falling on her knees at his feet] Son of Laertes, of the seed of Zeus, Odysseus of many devices, so it is indeed thy wish to get thee home to thine own dear country, even in this hour, to see thy...
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The Classical Weekly, Volumes 11-12

Classical philology - 1918
...words spoken by Circe to Odysseus in the enchanted realm "Where that Aeaean isle forgets the Main": "Son of Laertes, of the seed of Zeus, Odysseus of many devices, no more now wake this plenteous weeping: myself I know of all the pains ye endured upon the teeming...
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