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STORIES OF GREECE AND ROME
THE STORY OF ULYSSES

But Ulysses was sore troubled to hear such things, and wept aloud, saying, "Who shall guide us in this journey? For never yet did ship make such a voyage as this."
Then said Circe, "Seek no guide; only raise the mast of thy ship and spread the white sails, and sit in peace. So shall the north wind bear thee to the place on the ocean shore where is the sacred grove with tall poplars and willows. There must thou beach thy ship. And after that thou must go alone."
Then she told him all that he must do if he wished to speak with the dead seer, Tiresias, and hear what should happen to him. So the next morning he roused his colnpanions, and when they were assembled, Ulysses spoke to them saying, "You think that you are going to your native country; not so, for Circe has shown me another journey that we must take, even to the dwellings of the dead, that I may speak with the spirit of Tiresias, the seer." This they were troubled to hear, yet they made ready and departed.

III. HON ULYSSES SAILED BETWEEN SCYLLA AND CHARYBDIS
Then Ulysses and his companions came to the grove of which Circe had told them. Ulysses left his men upon the beach and entered the grove alone. When he had performed all sacrifices in proper form, the spirits of the dead crowded around him. Among them came the spirit of Tiresias, holding a scepter of gold in his hand. When Ulysses asked him about his return to Ithaca, he said:
" Thy return shall be difficult, because thou hast angered Poseidon by blinding his son, Polyphemus. Yet, when thou comest to the island where feed the oxen of the Sun, if thou leavest these unhurt, thou shalt return with thy comrades to Ithaca. But otherwise they shall perish, and thou shalt

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