Demodocus sentence example

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  • Phemius pleases the suitors by singing of the calamitous return of the Greeks; Demodocus sings of a quarrel between Ulysses and Achilles, and afterwards of the wooden horse and the capture of Troy.
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  • The songs of Phemius and Demodocus are too short, and have too much the character of improvisations.
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  • The scene of the poem is a real place, and the poet sings (as Ulysses says of Demodocus) as though he had been present himself, or had heard from one who had been.
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  • 488), where Odysseus suggests that the lay of the fall of Troy by Demodocus was inspired by Apollo or the Muse.
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  • bard Demodocus.
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  • Next, the herald came forward carrying Demodocus ' ringing lyre.
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