"The men were broken-hearted as
they heard me, and threw themselves on the ground groaning and
tearing their hair, but they did not mend matters by crying. When we
reached the sea shore, weeping and lamenting our fate, Circe brought
the ram and the ewe, and we made them fast hard by the ship. She
passed through the midst of us without our knowing it, for who can
see the comings and goings of a god, if the god does not wish to be
Homer. The Odyssey. Rendered into English prose for the use of those who cannot read the original. Samuel Butler. Based on public domain edition, revised by Timothy Power and Gregory Nagy. A. C. Fifield, London. 1900 (?).
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