To better see all uses of the word
The Aeneid
please enable javascript.

Used In
The Aeneid
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • They found the careless host dispers’d upon the plain, Who, gorg’d, and drunk with wine, supinely snore.
  • The god was wroth, and at his temples threw A branch in Lethe dipp’d, and drunk with Stygian dew: The pilot, vanquish’d by the pow’r divine, Soon clos’d his swimming eyes, and lay supine.
  • Thou see’st the foe secure; how faintly shine Their scatter’d fires! the most, in sleep supine Along the ground, an easy conquest lie: The wakeful few the fuming flagon ply; All hush’d around.
  • On earth supine, a manly corpse he lies; His vest and armor are the victor’s prize.
  • Backward he fell; and, as his fate design’d, The ruins of an altar were behind: There, pitching on his shoulders and his head, Amid the scatt’ring fires he lay supinely spread.
  • " ’Not unreveng’d Ulysses bore their fate, Nor thoughtless of his own unhappy state; For, gorg’d with flesh, and drunk with human wine While fast asleep the giant lay supine, Snoring aloud, and belching from his maw His indigested foam, and morsels raw; We pray; we cast the lots, and then surround The monstrous body, stretch’d along the ground: Each, as he could approach him, lends a hand To bore his eyeball with a flaming brand.

  • There are no more uses of "supine" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • supine on a stretcher
  • Supine.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading