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engage
used in The Aeneid

7 uses
  • Amid the main, two mighty fleets engage Their brazen beaks, oppos'd with equal rage.
    Book 8 (92% in)
  • Ripheus and Iph'itus by my side engage, For valor one renown'd, and one for age.
    Book 2 (42% in)
  • New clamors from th' invested palace ring: We run to die, or disengage the king.
    Book 2 (54% in)
  • These are my theme, and how the war began, And how concluded by the godlike man: For I shall sing of battles, blood, and rage, Which princes and their people did engage; And haughty souls, that, mov'd with mutual hate, In fighting fields pursued and found their fate; That rous'd the Tyrrhene realm with loud alarms, And peaceful Italy involv'd in arms.
    Book 7 (6% in)
  • And, if you now desire new wars to wage, My skill I promise, and my pains engage.
    Book 8 (54% in)
  • They shrink for fear, abated of their rage, Nor longer dare in a blind fight engage; Contented now to gall them from below With darts and slings, and with the distant bow.
    Book 9 (62% in)
  • These are the crimes with which they load the name Of Turnus, and on him alone exclaim: "Let him who lords it o'er th' Ausonian land Engage the Trojan hero hand to hand: His is the gain; our lot is but to serve; 'T is just, the sway he seeks, he should deserve."
    Book 11 (26% in)

There are no more uses of "engage" in The Aeneid.

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