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The Odyssey

The Odyssey

  

by Homer

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The Odyssey Perseverance Quotes

How we cite our quotes: (Book.Line)

Quote #10

(Eumaios:) 'All too much with enduring heart she does wait for him there in your own palace, and always with her the wretched nights and the days also waste her away with weeping.' (16.37-39)

Penelope gets an A+ in weeping: she cries all day and all night. Well, that's one kind of perseverance. Is it the only kind that women can do?

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