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“ Translations almost always disappoint me; I must, how. ever, except Pope's Homer, which has more of the spirit of Homer than all the other translations put together."-LORD BYRON.
THE THIRD VOLUM E.
The Departure of Ulysses from Calypso.
PALLAS in a council of the gods complains of the detention of
Ulysses in the island of Calypso; whereon Mercury is sent to command his removal-The seat of Calypso described She consents with much difficulty; and Ulysses builds a vessel with his own hands, on which he embarks-Neptune overtakes him with a terrible tempest, in which he is shipwrecked, and in the last danger of death; till Leucothea, a sea goddess, assists him, and, after innumerable perils, he gets ashore on Phæacia.
The saffron morn, with early blushes spread,