Odysseus in Polyphemus' Cave

This giant devoured one after another six of the companions of Odysseus, and kept the unfortunate Odysseus and the six others as prisoners in his cave. In order to save himself Odysseus contrived to make the monster drunk with wine, and then with a burning pole deprived him of his one eye. He now succeeded in making his escape with his friends by concealing himself and them under the bodies of the sheep which the Cyclops let out of his cave

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