Euryclea did as she was told and closed the doors of the women's apartments.
Euryclea did as she was told, and bolted the women inside their room.
Even to her he told a feigned story, but she bade the old nurse Euryclea take care of him, and wash his feet.
Nevertheless, Euryclea, take his bed outside the bed chamber that he himself built.
The good nurse Euryclea tells her of Telemachus's plan, and lulls her queen's grief.
So the old nurse Euryclea bathed the feet of her master whom she had dandled in her arms as a child.
As soon as Euryclea had got the scarred limb in her hands and had well hold of it, she recognised it and dropped the foot at once.
And he ordered Euryclea to wash the blood-stained floors, and to bring sulphur and torches that the place might be purified.
She then sent him to the bath, and bade Euryclea wait upon him.
Then the aged nurse Euryclea, who had tended him in his youth, is asked to wash the feet of the old man.