Hackett Publishing, 2000
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  • 1.1:

    Speak, Memory—
                                        Of the cunning hero
    The wanderer, blown off course time and again
    After he plundered Troy’s sacred heights.
    Of all the cities he saw, the minds he grasped,
    The suffering deep in his heart at sea
    As he struggled to survive and bring his men home
    But could not save them, hard as he tried—
    The fools—destroyed by their own recklessness
    When they ate the oxen of Hyperion the Sun,
    And that god snuffed out their day of return.
                                                     Of these things,
    Speak, Immortal One,
    And tell the tale once more in our time.