The Odyssey by Homer

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Are there any good quotes in the Odyssey concerning temptation, hubris, retribution, and loyalty?

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For the subject of hubris, I think I would have a look at Odyssey 9 and Odysseus' encounter with the Cyclops. When the Cyclops declares that he and the other Cyclopes are greater than Zeus and the other gods, this strikes me as a clear example of hubris.

As for temptation, the instance that come to my mind primarily involve Odysseus' men in Books 9-12. Surely, they are tempted by the bag of winds Aeolus gave to...

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