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Permit me greet the oldest between you first. SILENUS Greeting, stranger. who're you, and from the place? ODYSSEUS i'm Odysseus of Ithaca, king of the Cephallenians. SILENUS I’ve heard of you: a glib sharper, Sisyphus’ bastard. ODYSSEUS a hundred and five i'm he. maintain your abuse to your self. SILENUS From what port did you put sail for Sicily? ODYSSEUS We come from Troy and from the battle there. SILENUS What? Couldn’t you chart your passage domestic? ODYSSEUS i used to be pushed the following by way of wind and typhoon. SILENUS one hundred ten Too undesirable. I had an identical misfortune. ODYSSEUS You too have been pushed right here out of your path unwilling? SILENUS We have been chasing the pirates who captured Bacchus. ODYSSEUS what's this position? And who inhabits it? SILENUS this can be Etna, the top top in Sicily. ODYSSEUS one hundred fifteen the place are the partitions and the town towers? SILENUS this is often no urban. No guy inhabits right here. ODYSSEUS Who does inhabit it? Wild animals? SILENUS The Cyclopes. They reside in caves, now not homes. ODYSSEUS Who governs them? Or do the folks rule? SILENUS 120 they're savages. there is not any govt. ODYSSEUS How do they reside? Do they until the fields? SILENUS Their complete vitamin is milk, and cheese, and the beef of sheep. ODYSSEUS Do they develop grapes and make the vine supply wine? SILENUS No. And the land is sullen. there's no dance. ODYSSEUS 125 Are they hospitable to strangers right here? SILENUS Strangers, they are saying, make the tastiest meal. ODYSSEUS What? you are saying they banquet on human flesh? SILENUS the following each customer regularly will get gobbled. ODYSSEUS the place is that this Cyclops now? within the … residence? SILENUS 130 long gone searching on Mount Etna along with his hounds. ODYSSEUS you recognize what you are able to do as a way to break out? SILENUS I don’t be aware of, Odysseus. yet I’ll do what i will. ODYSSEUS Then promote us a few bread. now we have none left. SILENUS there's not anything to devour, I stated, other than meat. ODYSSEUS a hundred thirty five Meat is sweet too, and it'll cease our starvation. SILENUS we've a few curdled cheese. And there’s cow’s milk. ODYSSEUS deliver them out. the customer should still see what he buys. SILENUS inform me, how a lot gold will you pay down? ODYSSEUS In funds, not anything. yet i've got a few wine. SILENUS one hundred forty scrumptious observe! How lengthy because I’ve heard it. ODYSSEUS Maron, son of the god, gave me this wine. SILENUS no longer an identical lad I as soon as reared in those palms? ODYSSEUS The son of Bacchius himself, to be short. SILENUS the place is the wine? On board send? you've it? ODYSSEUS a hundred forty five during this flask, previous guy. search for your self. SILENUS That? That wouldn’t make one swallow for me. ° ODYSSEUS No? for every swallow you're taking, the flask offers . SILENUS A fountain between fountains, that! i love it. ODYSSEUS Will you've got it unwatered to begin with? SILENUS a hundred and fifty That’s reasonable. the customer must have a pattern. ODYSSEUS i've got a cup right here to compliment the flask. SILENUS Pour away. A drink will jog my reminiscence. ODYSSEUS There you're. SILENUS Mmmmmm. Gods, what a bouquet! ODYSSEUS are you able to see it? SILENUS No, by means of Zeus, yet i will whiff it. ODYSSEUS one hundred fifty five style it now. Then you’ll sing its praises. SILENUS Mmmmmmaa. A dance for Bacchus!