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STORIES OF GREECE AND ROME
THE STORY OF ULYSSES

said, "These geese are your suitors, and the eagle your husband."
" Even now," she said, "the morn draws near when I must make my choice. For I have promised to bring forth the great bow that belonged to Ulysses, and whoever shall draw it most easily and shoot an arrow best at a mark, he shall be my husband."
Ulysses made answer to her, "It is well, wife of Ulysses.
Put not off this trial of the bow, for before one of them shall io draw the string, the great Ulysses shall come and shall shoot at the mark that has been set." .
After this Penelope went to her royal chamber with her maidens; but Ulysses made plans for the morrow.

VIII. HOW THE SUITORS TRIED THE BOW OF ULYSSES
The next day many things cheered Ulysses for the work
is which he had to do: first, Athena told him that she would stand at his side; next, he heard the thunder of Zeus in a clear sky; and last, it chanced that a woman who sat at the mill grinding corn, being very weary of her task, and hating the suitors, said, "Grant, Father Zeus, that this be the last meal which these men shall eat in the house of Ulysses!"
After a while the suitors came and sat down to the feast, as was their custom. And the servants carried to Ulysses, as Telemachus had bidden, a full share with the others. At this the suitors scoffed, but Telemachus heeded them not, but sat waiting till his father should give the sign.
After this Penelope brought forth the great bow of Ulysses. From the peg on which it hung she took it with its sheath, and sitting down, she laid it on her knees and wept over it. Then she rose and went to where the suitors sat feasting in the hall. The bow she brought, and also the quiver full of arrows, and standing by the pillar of the state

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