Read this passage from The Odyssey

"But since we chanced on you [cyclops], we're at your knees
In hopes of a warm welcome, even a guest-gift, the short that hosts gives strangers l. That's the custom.
Respect the gods, my friend. We're supplicants
-- at your mercy!

What cultural value can be inferred from this passage?
A.) Mercy should be shown to friends and enemies alike
B.) The power of an enemy should be valued
C.) A strangers requests should be granted
D.) Guests should be treated with great care and respect.

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