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

2 uses
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Definition
refraining (holding back) from acting

or:

patience, tolerance, or self-control
  • Verily with such strength as is in me forbear I not, but ever since we drave them towards Ilios I watch with my bow to slay the foemen.
    Book 8 (55% in)
  • The Trojans hold my arms; and my dear mother bade me forbear to array me until I behold her with my eyes returned, for she promised to bring fair armour from Hephaistos.
    Book 18 (36% in)

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

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