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STORIES OF GREECE AND ROME
THE STORY OF ULYSSES

hauled up on the beach. The crews slept by them, waiting for the morning. The next day they hunted the wild goats of the island, and feasted merrily on goats' meat, and red wine which they had taken in abundance from the town of the Ciconians.
The next morning Ulysses gathered his men together and said: "Stay here, all the rest of you, while I go with my ship and my company to the mainland to see what kind of people dwell upon it." There was a great hill sloping to the shore, and here and there smoke rose from the caves where the Cyclops dwelt apart from each other. They were a rude and savage folk, and each ruled his own household, not caring for others. Now, very close to the shore was one of these caves, very huge and deep, with laurels around the
as opening, and in front a fold with walls built of rough stone and shaded by tall oaks and pines. Ulysses chose out of the crew the twelve bravest, bade the rest guard the ship, and went to see the hind of dwelling this was and who lived there. He had his sword by his side, and on his shoulder a mighty shin of wine; sweet-smelling and strong, with which he hoped to win the heart of some fierce savage.
They entered the cave, and judged that it was the dwelling of some rich and skillful shepherd. For within, there were pens for the young of the sheep and of the goats, all divided according to age, and there were baskets full of cheeses, and full milk pails ranged along the wall. But the Cyclops himself was away. Then the companions of Ulysses begged him to depart, taking with him, if he liked, the cheeses, and driving the lambs and kids to the ships. But he would not, for he wished to see what kind of host this strange shepherd might be. And truly he saw to his cost!
It was evening when the Cyclops came home, a mighty giant, twenty feet or more in height. On his shoulder he

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