So Odysseus slept in a bed placed
in a room over the echoing gateway; but Alkinoos lay in the inner
part of the house, with the queen his wife by his side.
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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