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

10 uses
  • So spake she, and Zeus no wise perceived her subtlety but sware a mighty oath, and therewith was he sore blinded.
    Book 19 (27% in)
  • This bring thou to his remembrance and sit by him and clasp his knees, if perchance he will give succour to the Trojans; and for the Achaians, hem them among their ships' sterns about the bay, given over to slaughter; that they may make trial of their king, and that even Atreides, wide-ruling Agamemnon, may perceive his blindness, in that he honoured not at all the best of the Achaians."
    Book 1 (67% in)
  • And whomsoever I perceive minded to tarry far from the fight beside the beaked ships, for him shall there be no hope hereafter to escape the dogs and birds of prey.
    Book 2 (46% in)
  • Thou saidst forsooth that without armies or allies thou wouldest hold the city, alone with thy sisters' husbands and thy brothers; but now can I not see any of these neither perceive them, but they are cowering like hounds about a lion; and we are fighting that are but allies among you."
    Book 5 (58% in)
  • Whomsoever I shall perceive minded to go, apart from the gods, to succour Trojans or Danaans, chastened in no seemly wise shall he return to Olympus, or I will take and cast him into misty Tartaros, right far away, where is the deepest gulf beneath the earth; there are the gate of iron and threshold of bronze, as far beneath Hades as heaven is high above the earth: then shall he know how far I am mightiest of all gods.
    Book 8 (3% in)
  • I perceive that of good will Kronion vouchsafest me victory and great glory, and to the Danaans destruction.
    Book 8 (37% in)
  • If two go together, one before another perceiveth a matter, how there may be gain therein; but if one alone perceive aught, even so his wit is shorter, and weak his device.
    Book 10 (39% in)
  • If two go together, one before another perceiveth a matter, how there may be gain therein; but if one alone perceive aught, even so his wit is shorter, and weak his device.
    Book 10 (39% in)
  • Him quickly he perceived at the left of the whole battle, heartening his comrades and rousing them to fight.
    Book 17 (89% in)
  • ...spake was Poseidon, Shaker of the earth: "Son of Peleus, tremble not, neither be afraid; such helpers of thee are we from the gods, approved of Zeus, even Pallas Athene and I, for to be vanquished of a river is not appointed thee, but he will soon give back, and thou wilt thyself perceive it: but we will give thee wise counsel, if thou wilt obey it; hold not thy hand from hazardous battle until within Ilios' famous walls thou have pent the Trojan host, even all that flee before thee.
    Book 21 (48% in)

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

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