Homer

The Odyssey

    Sanaz Hadipourmembuat kutipan3 bulan yang lalu
    the god prevented them from ever reaching home.

    Prevent: to stop something from happening, or stop someone from doing something

    Саша Цезарьmembuat kutipan4 bulan yang lalu
    Telemachus, insolent braggart that you are, how dare you try to throw the blame upon us suitors
    Саша Цезарьmembuat kutipan4 bulan yang lalu
    Now when the child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn, appeared Telemachus rose and dressed himself. He bound his sandals on to his comely feet, girded his sword about his shoulder, and left his room looking like an immortal god
    Саша Цезарьmembuat kutipan4 bulan yang lalu
    Telemachus answered, “Antinous, do not chide with me, but, god willing, I will be chief too if I can. Is this the worst fate you can think of for me? It is no bad thing to be a chief, for it brings both riches and honour. Still, now that Ulysses is dead there are many great men in Ithaca both old and young, and some other may take the lead among them; nevertheless I will be chief in my own house, and will rule those whom Ulysses has won for me.”
    Саша Цезарьmembuat kutipan4 bulan yang lalu
    You are a fine, smart looking fellow; show your mettle, then, and make yourself a name in story
    Саша Цезарьmembuat kutipan4 bulan yang lalu
    You are too old to plead infancy any longer
    Саша Цезарьmembuat kutipan4 bulan yang lalu
    Would that I were son to one who had grown old upon his own estates, for, since you ask me, there is no more ill-starred man under heaven than he who they tell me is my father.
    Саша Цезарьmembuat kutipan4 bulan yang lalu
    for he is a man of such resource that even though he were in chains of iron he would find some means of getting home again.
    Menna Abu Zahramembuat kutipan2 tahun yang lalu
    so the god prevented them from ever reaching home.
    Liammembuat kutipan2 tahun yang lalu
    Dogs, did you think that I should not come back from Troy? You have wasted my substance,168 have forced my women servants to lie with you, and have wooed my wife while I was still living. You have feared neither God nor man, and now you shall die.”
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