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Which quote connects to the idea in Book I that mortals may face hardships due to their own behavior?
"The sons of all the chief men among you are pestering my mother to marry them against her will."
"No estate can stand such recklessness; we have now no Ulysses to ward off harm from our doors, and I cannot hold my own against them."
"Have respect, therefore, to your own consciences and to public opinion."
"Fear, too, the wrath of heaven, lest the gods should be displeased and turn upon you."
"unless it be that my brave father Ulysses did some wrong to the Achaeans, which you would now avenge on me, by aiding and abetting these suitors."