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turned into swine by Circe. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
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After Circe releases Odysseus' crew
she does not behave in a fashion that really seems horrific or frightening.
In the Odyssey, when Odysseus' crew
begs him to stop there for rest, he relents and permits them to go ashore, provided they don't harm the sacred herds.
If morale is as low as this after the feast, it is easy to imagine how desperate Odysseus' crew
would have been without it.