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

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to indulge a hunger; or fill to satisfaction
  • Then he sate him aloof from the ships, and let an arrow fly; and there was heard a dread clanging of the silver bow.
    Book 1 (8% in)
  • So spake he and sate him down; and there stood up before them Kalchas son of Thestor, most excellent far of augurs, who knew both things that were and that should be and that had been before, and guided the ships of the Achaians to Ilios by his soothsaying that Phoebus Apollo bestowed on him.
    Book 1 (11% in)
  • So said he and sate him down, and there stood up before them the hero son of Atreus, wide-ruling Agamemnon, sore displeased; and his dark heart within him was greatly filled with anger, and his eyes were like flashing fire.
    Book 1 (17% in)
  • So spake he weeping, and his lady mother heard him as she sate in the sea-depths beside her aged sire.
    Book 1 (59% in)
  • With speed arose she from the grey sea, like a mist, and sate her before the face of her weeping son, and stroked him with her hand, and spake and called on his name: "My child, why weepest thou?
    Book 1 (59% in)
  • Then didst thou, O goddess, enter in and loose him from his bonds, having with speed summoned to high Olympus him of the hundred arms whom gods call Briareus, but all men call Aigaion; for he is mightier even than his father—so he sate him by Kronion's side rejoicing in his triumph, and the blessed gods feared him withal and bound not Zeus.
    Book 1 (66% in)
  • So he sate him there upon his throne; but Hera saw, and was not ignorant how that the daughter of the Ancient of the sea, Thetis the silver-footed, had devised counsel with him.
    Book 1 (88% in)
  • So spake he and sate him down; and there stood up among them Nestor, who was king of sandy Pylos.
    Book 2 (9% in)
  • And the place of assemblage was in an uproar, and the earth echoed again as the hosts sate them down, and there was turmoil.
    Book 2 (12% in)
  • So spake he, and Hector rejoiced greatly to hear his saying, and went into the midst and restrained the battalions of the Trojans, with his spear grasped by the middle; and they all sate them down.
    Book 3 (18% in)
  • So saying he sate himself upon the height of Pergamos, and baleful Ares entered among the Trojan ranks and aroused them in the likeness of fleet Akamas, captain of the Thracians.
    Book 5 (55% in)
  • And Hebe bathed him, and clothed him in gracious raiment, and he sate him down by Zeus son of Kronos, glorying in his might.
    Book 5 (99% in)
  • And he found Paris in his chamber busied with his beauteous arms, his shield and breastplate, and handling his curved bow; and Helen of Argos sate among her serving-women and appointed brave handiwork for her handmaidens.
    Book 6 (48% in)
  • Not by reason so much of the Trojans, for wrath and indignation, sate I me in my chamber, but fain would I yield me to my sorrow.
    Book 6 (52% in)
  • So said he, and Hector rejoiced greatly to hear his saying, and went into the midst and refrained the battalions of the Trojans with his spear grasped by the middle; and they all sate them down: and Agamemnon made the well-greaved Achaians sit.
    Book 7 (12% in)
  • And Athene withal and Apollo of the silver bow, in the likeness of vulture birds, sate them upon a tall oak holy to aegis-bearing father Zeus, rejoicing in their warriors; and the ranks of all of them sate close together, bristling with shields and plumes and spears.
    Book 7 (12% in)
  • And Athene withal and Apollo of the silver bow, in the likeness of vulture birds, sate them upon a tall oak holy to aegis-bearing father Zeus, rejoicing in their warriors; and the ranks of all of them sate close together, bristling with shields and plumes and spears.
    Book 7 (13% in)
  • Even as there spreadeth across the main the ripple of the west wind newly risen, and the sea grows black beneath it, so sate the ranks of Achaians and Trojans upon the plain.
    Book 7 (14% in)
  • So spake he and sate him down; and there stood up among them noble Alexandros, lord of Helen beautiful-haired; he made him answer and spake winged words: "Antenor, these words from thee are no longer to my pleasure; yet thou hast it in thee to devise other sayings more excellent than this.
    Book 7 (74% in)
  • So spake he and sate him down, and there stood up among them Priam of the seed of Dardanos, the peer of gods in counsel; he made harangue to them, and said: "Hearken to me, Trojans and Dardanians and allies, that I may tell you that my soul within my breast commandeth me.
    Book 7 (76% in)
  • Now Trojans and Dardanians sate in assembly, gathered all together to wait till Idaios should come; and he came and stood in their midst and declared his message.
    Book 7 (88% in)
  • Thus toiled the flowing-haired Achaians: and the gods sate by Zeus, the lord of lightning, and marvelled at the great work of the mail-clad Achaians.
    Book 7 (95% in)
  • There did the father of men and gods stay his horses, and unloose them from the car, and cast thick mist about them; and himself sate on the mountain-tops rejoicing in his glory, to behold the city of the Trojans and ships of the Achaians.
    Book 8 (9% in)
  • For him also the noble Shaker of Earth unyoked the steeds, and set the car upon the stand, and spread a cloth thereover; and far-seeing Zeus himself sate upon his golden throne, and beneath his feet great Olympus quaked.
    Book 8 (76% in)
  • Only Athene and Hera sate apart from Zeus, and spake no word to him neither questioned him.
    Book 8 (76% in)
  • But these with high hopes sate them all night along the highways of the battle, and their watchfires burned in multitude.
    Book 8 (97% in)
  • A thousand fires burned in the plain and by the side of each sate fifty in the gleam of blazing fire.
    Book 8 (99% in)
  • And over against him sate Patroklos alone in silence, watching till Aiakides should cease from singing.
    Book 9 (36% in)
  • Yet he hindered them all from making their way to the fleet ships, and himself stood and smote between the Trojans and the Achaians, and the spears from strong hands stuck some of them in his great shield, fain to win further, and many or ever they reached his white body stood fast halfway in the earth, right eager to sate themselves with his flesh.
    Book 11 (83% in)
  • Thither did he go from the sea and sate him down, and he had pity on the Achaians, that they were subdued to the Trojans, and strong was his anger against Zeus.
    Book 13 (2% in)
  • Then terribly moaned Achilles; and his lady mother heard him as she sate in the depths of the sea beside her ancient sire.
    Book 18 (8% in)
  • Limping came two of Ares' company, Tydeus' son staunch in fight and noble Odysseus, each leaning on his spear, for their wounds were grievous still; and they went and sate them down in the forefront of the assembly.
    Book 19 (12% in)
  • But round Achilles gathered the elders of the Achaians, praying him that he would eat; but he denied them with a groan: "I pray you, if any kind comrade will hearken to me, bid me not sate my heart with meat and drink, since terrible grief is come upon me.
    Book 19 (72% in)
  • Meanwhile Achilles yearned above all to meet Hector, son of Priam, in the fray; for with that blood chiefliest his spirit bade him sate Ares, stubborn lord of war.
    Book 20 (16% in)
  • There sate them down Poseidon and the other gods, and clothed their shoulders with impenetrable cloud.
    Book 20 (30% in)
  • Zeus heard as he sate upon Olympus, and his heart within him laughed pleasantly when he beheld that strife of gods.
    Book 21 (64% in)
  • And the rest put off each his glittering bronze arms, and unyoked their high-neighing horses, and sate them down numberless beside the ship of fleet-footed Aiakides, and he gave them ample funeral feast.
    Book 23 (3% in)
  • Then when they had laid down all about great piles of wood, they sate them down all together and abode.
    Book 23 (16% in)
  • And so would the light of the sun have gone down on their lamentation, had not Achilles said quickly to Agamemnon as he stood beside him: "Son of Atreus—for to thy words most will the host of the Achaians have regard—of lamentation they may sate them to the full.
    Book 23 (20% in)
  • But they who were with Atreus' son gathered all together, and the noise and clash of their approach aroused him; and he sate upright and spake a word to them: "Son of Atreus and ye other chiefs of the Achaians, first quench with gleaming wine all the burning so far as the fire's strength hath reached, and then let us gather up the bones of Patroklos, Menoitios' son, singling them well, and easy are they to discern, for he lay in the middle of the pyre, while the rest apart at the edge...
    Book 23 (29% in)
  • Thus spake Neleian Nestor and sate him down again in his place, when he had told his son the sum of every matter.
    Book 23 (43% in)
  • Then his lady-mother sate her down close beside him, and stroked him with her hand and spake to him by his name: "My child, how long with lamentation and woe wilt thou devour thine heart, taking thought of neither food nor rest? good were even a woman's embrace, for not long shalt thou be left alive to me; already death and forceful fate are standing nigh thee.
    Book 24 (16% in)
  • And therein he found the man himself, and his comrades sate apart: two only, the hero Automedon and Alkimos, of the stock of Ares, were busy in attendance; and he was lately ceased from meat, even from eating and drinking: and still the table stood beside him.
    Book 24 (59% in)
  • Thus spake noble Achilles, and went back into the hut, and sate him down on the cunningly-wrought couch whence he had arisen by the opposite wall, and spake a word to Priam: "Thy son, old sire, is given back as thou wouldest and lieth on a bier, and with the break of day thou shalt see him thyself as thou carriest him.
    Book 24 (75% in)

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

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