Wound with his wisdom to his wished stay; / That wandered wondrous far, when he the town / Of sacred Troy had sack’d and shivered down.
The Odysseys of Homer, vol. 1
Translated by George Chapman
Chapman’s translation of Homer’s epic the Odyssey, originally published in folio, 1614–16, has become so rare as to be inaccessible to the general reader, and comparatively unknown to the more curious student of old English literature.