ὡς οὐδὲν γλύκιον ἧς πατρίδος, εἶπεν Ὀδυσσεύς:
ἐν γὰρ τοῖς Κίρκης ἔκχυτον οὐκ ἔφαγεν,
οὗ μόνον εἰ καὶ καπνὸν ἀποθρῴσκοντ᾽ ἐνόησεν,— Paton edition
εἶπεν ἂν οἰμώζειν καὶ δέκα Πηνελόπαις.
Odysseus said "nothing is sweeter than a man's— Paton edition
fatherland,"¹ for in Circe's isle he never ate cheese-
cake. If he had seen even the smoke curling up
from that² he would have sent ten Penelopes to the