Excerpt from The Odyssey of Homer, Vol. 2: Edited With Marginal References, Various Readings, Notes and Appendices; Books VII to XII Thus the standard to be adopted may fairly be di verse, yet the manners strictly contemporaneous in the two poems. They differ as the habits and equipments of our Guards in the Crimea differed from those of the same in their barracks or in society at home. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.