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- Evil is ever the joy of thy heart to prophesy, but never yet didst thou tell any good matter nor bring to pass.Book 1 (18% in)
- So when the dread portent brake in upon the hecatombs of the gods, then did Kalchas forthwith prophesy, and said: 'Why hold ye your peace, ye flowing-haired Achaians?Book 2 (38% in)
- Then renowned Hector spake to him even in his death: "Patroklos, wherefore to me dolt thou prophesy sheer destruction? who knows but that Achilles, the child of fair-tressed Thetis, will first be smitten by my spear, and lose his life?"Book 16 (99% in)
There are no more uses of "prophesy" in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers).
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