in book 7.
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Please quote these lines for me as line numbers do not always match up from diffrent publications.
The quote is " now not a glance at anyone, not a question. The men here never suffer strangers gladly, have no love for hosting a man from foreign lands. "
This implies that they do not trust bold adventurers like Odysseus. Phaeacians might consider Odysseus self- serving and not in favor with the Gods.
All they really trust are their fast, flying ships that cross the mighty ocean. Gifts of Poseidon, ah what ships they are- quick as a bird, quick as a darting thought!”