[ExI] Homer on the choices men make

Robert Masters rob4332000 at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 26 09:53:01 UTC 2009

This is the story of a man, one who was never at a loss.  He had travelled far in the world, after the sack of Troy, the virgin fortress; he saw many cities of men, and learnt their mind; he endured many troubles and hardships in the struggle to save his own life and to bring back his men safe to their homes.  He did his best, but he could not save his companions.  For they perished by their own madness, because they killed and ate the cattle of Hyperion the Sun-god, and the god took care that they should never see home again.

		--Homer, THE ODYSSEY (W.H.D. Rouse translation)


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