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Excerpt from The Odysseys of Homer, Vol. 2: Translated According to the Greek by George Chapman, With Introd, and Notes by Richard Hooper Alcinous silence, and in this sort spakeTo th' Ithacensian, Laertes' son: "O Ithacus! however over-runWith former suff'rings in your way for home, Since 'twas, at last, your happy fate to comeTo my high-roof'd and brass-foundation'd house, I hope, such speed and pass auspiciousOur loves shall yield you, that you shall no moreWander, nor suffer, homewards, as before.You then, whoever that are ever grac'dWith all choice of authoriz'd pow'r to tasteSuch wine with me as warms the sacred rage, And is an honorary giv'n to age, With which ye likewise hear divinely sing, In honour's praise, the poet of the king, I move, by way of my command, to this: That where in an elaborate chest there liesA present for our guest, attires of price, And gold engrav'n with infinite device, I wish that each of us should add besideA tripod, and a caldron, amplifiedWith size, and metal of most rate, and great;For we, in council of taxation met, Will from our subjects gain their worth again: Since 'tis unequal one man should sustainA charge so weighty, being the grace of all, Which borne by many is a weight but small."Thus spake Alcinous, and pleas'd the rest;When each man clos'd with home and sleep his feast. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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