This may be seen especially from the speech of Elpenor in Od.
We have burning and howe even in the case of an obscure oarsman like Elpenor.
The companion Elpenor dead, but not yet buried, forms the transition between the Present and Past.
In the morning Elpenor and one other died, and the giant drove his flocks to pasture and closed up the heroes in the cave.
The first stage of Elpenor shows that the most remote ancestor of the genus possessed no kind of marking, but was uniformly green.
The only possessions of Patroclus which are burned are dogs and horses; not his arms, as in the cases of Eetion and Elpenor.
We have just had the Present, and in the case of Elpenor, the immediate Past, which is not yet wholly gone.
A large brown Elpenor larva was placed in the food-trough of an open fowl-house from which the fowls had been removed.
At break of day I sent my comrades forth to bring the body of Elpenor from the palace.
I was very sorry for him, and cried when I saw him: 'Elpenor,' said I, 'how did you come down here into this gloom and darkness?