Homer

The Iliad

    Liamhas quoted6 months ago
    and when the child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn,
    Aida Shareepkhanhas quoted2 years ago
    You devour your people, for you are king over a feeble folk; otherwise, son of Atreus, henceforward you would insult no man.
    ziggy73has quoted7 months ago
    Then she stepped into her flaming chariot, and grasped the spear so stout and sturdy and strong with which she quells the ranks of heroes who have displeased her.
    ziggy73has quoted7 months ago
    he bowed his head as a garden poppy in full bloom when it is weighed down by showers in spring
    ziggy73has quoted7 months ago
    On her head she set her helmet of gold, with four plumes, and coming to a peak both in front and behind—decked with the emblems of a hundred cities; then she stepped into her flaming chariot and grasped the spear, so stout and sturdy and strong, with which she quells the ranks of heroes who have displeased her.
    Reemhas quoted7 months ago
    for I fear that I shall not escape you since heaven has delivered me over to you. Furthermore I say, and lay my saying to your heart, spare me, for I am not of the same womb as Hector who slew your brave and noble comrade."
    ziggy73has quoted7 months ago
    one might have taken him for a mere churl or simpleton; but when he raised his voice, and the words came driving from his deep chest like winter snow before the wind, then there was none to touch him, and no man thought further of what he looked like.
    ziggy73has quoted7 months ago
    They stood as thick upon the flower-bespangled field as leaves that bloom in summer.
    prishas quoted9 months ago
    And yet—so be it, for it is over; I will force my soul into subjection as I needs must; I will go; I will pursue Hector who has slain him whom I loved so dearly,
    prishas quoted9 months ago
    my dear comrade Patroclus has fallen—he whom I valued more than all others, and loved as dearly as my own life?
    Anastasia Moorjeehas quoted10 months ago
    Once before when I was trying to help you, he caught me by the foot and flung me from the heavenly threshold. All day long from morn till eve, was I falling, till at sunset I came to ground in the island of Lemnos, and there I lay, with very little life left in me, till the Sintians came and tended me."
    хвоюшкаhas quotedlast year
    Seer of evil, you never yet prophesied smooth things concerning me, but have ever loved to foretell that which was evil.
    хвоюшкаhas quotedlast year
    A plain man cannot stand against the anger of a king, who if he swallow his displeasure now, will yet nurse revenge till he has wreaked it.
    Erica Bianca Gomezhas quotedlast year
    The god," he said, "is angry neither about vow nor hecatomb, but for his priest's sake, whom Agamemnon has dishonoured,
    Erica Bianca Gomezhas quotedlast year
    Calchas son of Thestor
    Erica Bianca Gomezhas quotedlast year
    Apollo, son of Jove
    Erica Bianca Gomezhas quotedlast year
    Achilles son of Peleus
    Naujyc Iezzihas quotedlast year
    countless
    Omkareshwar Mishrahas quotedlast year
    Achilles answered, "Most noble son of Atreus, covetous beyond all mankind, how shall the Achaeans find you another prize? We have no common store from which to take one. Those we took from the cities ha
    Aida Shareepkhanhas quoted2 years ago
    it will be much better for me to return home with my ships, for I will not stay here dishonoured to gather gold and substance for you."
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