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

4 uses
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a criticism; or to express criticism — especially where a relationship makes the disapproval result in disappointment or shame
  • Nay, I myself will bring the issue about, and I deem that none other of the Danaans shall reproach me, for the trial shall be just.
    Book 23 (71% in)
  • Howbeit, seeing the gods devised all these ills in this wise, would that then I had been mated with a better man, that felt dishonour and the multitude of men's reproachings.
    Book 6 (56% in)
  • Then sore troubled he spake to his great heart: "Ay me, if I go within the gates and walls, Polydamas will be first to bring reproach against me, since he bade me lead the Trojans to the city during this ruinous night, when noble Achilles arose.
    Book 22 (20% in)
  • But let the near horse hug the post so that the nave of the well-wrought wheel seem to graze it—yet beware of touching the stone, lest thou wound the horses and break the chariot; so would that be triumph to the rest and reproach unto thyself.
    Book 23 (43% in)

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

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