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The Iliad
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
Homer's epic poem of the Trojan War (circa 850 BC)
  • The drilling-lessons were always protracted by episodes of warlike narrative, much more interesting to Tom than Philip's stories out of the Iliad; for there were no cannon in the Iliad, and besides, Tom had felt some disgust on learning that Hector and Achilles might possibly never have existed.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- "The Young Idea" (52% in)
  • The drilling-lessons were always protracted by episodes of warlike narrative, much more interesting to Tom than Philip's stories out of the Iliad; for there were no cannon in the Iliad, and besides, Tom had felt some disgust on learning that Hector and Achilles might possibly never have existed.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- "The Young Idea" (52% in)

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