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

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Definition
in a very serious (and often dignified) manner
  • For then proclaimed he solemnly among the gods: 'Here me ye all, both gods and goddesses, while I utter the council of my soul within my heart.
    Book 19 (24% in)
  • For if perchance we were minded, both Achaians and Trojans, to swear a solemn truce, and to number ourselves, and if the Trojans should gather together all that have their dwellings in the city, and we Achaians should marshal ourselves by tens, and every company choose a Trojan to pour their wine, then would many tens lack a cup-bearer: so much, I say, do the sons of the Achaians outnumber the Trojans that dwell within the city.
    Book 2 (15% in)

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

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