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STORIES OF GREECE AND ROME
THE STORY OF ULYSSES

and cheese, and honey, and mighty drugs. If a man drank this, he forgot all that he loved and held most dear. When they had drunk, she smote them with her wand. And lo ! suddenly they had the heads and the bristles and the voices of swine; but the heart and mind of a man were still in each. Circe shut them in sties and fed them acorns and other food for swine.
But Eurylochiis, who had remained outside because he mistrusted the goddess, fled back to the ship. For a while io he could not speak, because his heart was so full of grief, but at last he told what had happened. Then Ulysses took his.silver-studded sword and his bow, and bade Eurylochus guide him by the way that he had come.
Nor would he listen when Eurylochus tried to hinder him, but said, "Stay here by the ship, eating and drinking, if you wish, but I must go."
When he had come to the house, he met Hermes in the shape of a fair youth, who said to him:
" Art thou come to rescue thy comrades that are now swine in Circe's house? Nay, but thou shalt never go back thyself. Yet, stay; I will give thee a plant that shall give thee power to resist her charms. When she shall have mixed thee a drink, and smitten thee with her wand, then rush upon her with thy sword, making as if to slay her. And when she shall pray for peace, make her swear by the great oath that binds the gods that she will not harm thee."
Then Hermes showed Ulysses a certain plant, whose root was black, but the flower white as milk; moly, the gods call it, and very hard it is for mortal man to find.
Taking the plant, Ulysses went into the palace, and all happened as Hermes had told him. For Circe tried to change him as she had changed his comrades. But when he drank the wine, the charm did not work, for he was protected

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