Author Topic: keep the ship out of the surf and spray, and hug the cliff, or before you know it the ship will veer to the far side, and plunge us to destruction -> τούτου μὲν καπνοῦ καὶ κύματος ἐκτὸς ἔεργε νῆα, σὺ δὲ σκοπέλου ἐπιμαίεο, μή σε λάθῃσι κεῖσ' ἐξορμήσασα καὶ ἐς κακὸν ἄμμε βάλῃσθα (Odyssey 12.219-21)  (Read 205 times)

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keep the ship out of the surf and spray, and hug the cliff, or before you know it the ship will veer to the far side, and plunge us to destruction (Kline trans.) -> τούτου μὲν καπνοῦ καὶ κύματος ἐκτὸς ἔεργε νῆα, σὺ δὲ σκοπέλου ἐπιμαίεο, μή σε λάθῃσι κεῖσ' ἐξορμήσασα καὶ ἐς κακὸν ἄμμε βάλῃσθα (Odyssey 12.219-21)

ADM Shane: What is wrong with you? You've got skills. But I have never- EVER! Seen a man waste them like you. "Keep the ship out of the surf and spray-"
LT Alex Hopper: "-or you will plunge to destruction." Homer, sir.
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Keep the ship out of the surf and spray, and hug the cliff, or before you know it the ship will veer to the far side, and plunge us to destruction.
BkXII:201-259 Odysseus tells his tale: Scylla and Charybdis
Homer (c.750 BC) - The Odyssey: Book XII
https://el.wikisource.org/wiki/%CE%9F%CE%B4%CF%8D%CF%83%CF%83%CE%B5%CE%B9%CE%B1/%CE%BC
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