Meantime the suitors went on
board and sailed their ways over the sea, intent on murdering
Telemakhos. Now there is a rocky islet called Asteris, of no great
size, in mid channel between Ithaca and Samos, and there is a harbor
on either side of it where a ship can lie. Here then the Achaeans
placed themselves in ambush.
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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