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Cyclops
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Cyclops -- from Greek mythology
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • But as we often see, against some storm, A silence in the heavens, the rack stand still, The bold winds speechless, and the orb below As hush as death, anon the dreadful thunder Doth rend the region; so, after Pyrrhus’ pause, A roused vengeance sets him new a-work; And never did the Cyclops’ hammers fall On Mars’s armour, forg’d for proof eterne, With less remorse than Pyrrhus’ bleeding sword Now falls on Priam.

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  • In Homer’s Odyssey, Odysseus outsmarts a Cyclops who intends to eat Odysseus and some of his men.
  • It took Eleanor a couple weeks to figure out that Scott Summcrs and Cyclops were the same guy, and she still wasn’t sure what was up with Phoenix.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park

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