But The rest marched on, and the whole plain seemed to be consumed by fire. Earth groaned beneath them as it does for Zeus the Thunderer in his anger,... Thus earth reverberated to their marching feet as it came swiftly on across the plain.
Thersites: My lord-
Odysseus: Now mark my words - and I make no idle threats. If I catch you once again playing the fool like this, let my head be parted from my shoulders and Telemachus be called no son of mine, if I don't lay my hands on you and strip you of your clothes, cloak, tunic, all that hides your nakedness, and then thrash you ignominiously and throw you out of the Assembly to go and blubber by the ships.