At this Telemachus smiled to his father, but neither said a word.
"To catch that gesture, Lyaeus," said Telemachus in an over-solemn voice.
Telemachus had in his heart a mighty rage for the stroke that had been given his father.
Telemachus got up on his numbed feet and stretched his legs.
Now when the child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn, appeared Telemachus rose and dressed himself.
Telemachus turned to look once more at the man working in the field.
Presently Menelaus took Telemachus and Pisistratus into the house, and they both of them sat down to table.
They shook hands and Telemachus and Lyaeus went out of the tavern.
Telemachus obeyed, and going to the door of the women's apartments, he smote upon it, and called aloud to the nurse.
The first is the visit of Telemachus to Sparta and what he experiences there.