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atone
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

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Definition
to fix or make up for a wrong — especially a sin (even if nothing can be done to make up for the wrong other than to show regret)
  • And the Paphlagonians great of heart, tended him busily, and set him in a chariot, and drove him to sacred Ilios sorrowing, and with them went his father, shedding tears, and there was no atonement for his dead son.
    Book 13 (79% in)
  • But the folk were gathered in the assembly place; for there a strife was arisen, two men striving about the blood-price of a man slain; the one claimed to pay full atonement, expounding to the people, but the other denied him and would take naught.
    Book 18 (77% in)
  • And when his hands were weary of slaughter he chose twelve young men alive out of the river, an atonement for Patroklos, Menoitios' son that was dead.
    Book 21 (5% in)

There are no more uses of "atone" in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers).

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