'That old beggar, as you call him, is one of the richest men in Europe. Why did Hughie give to the beggar? Answer: Hughie felt sorry for the beggar because he looked lonely and sad. He was an old man, bent and had a piteous look on his face. Why can't Hughie and Laura marry at the beginning of the story?. 2022. 6. 22. · The Suitors in the book are a big problem faced by Odysseus In the first four books of the Odyssey Telemachus, helped by Athena, went to Pylos and Sparta to find out news of Odysseus from Nestor, Menelaüs, and Helen However, if he went towards Scylla, six men would die While all the other Achaean leaders have returned to their homes, Odysseus endures a.