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used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

4 uses
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to hate or detest something
  • For thee I weep, and for myself no less: For, through the breadth of Troy, none love me now, None kindly look on me, but all abhor.
    2.24 — Volume 2 Book 24 (96% in)
  • Of that abhorred race, let not a man Escape the deadly vengeance of our arms; No, not the infant in its mother's womb; No, nor the fugitive; but be they all, They and their city, utterly destroy'd, Uncar'd for, and from mem'ry blotted out."
    1.6 — Volume 1 Book 6 (10% in)
  • Him as the gates of hell my soul abhors, Whose outward words his secret thoughts belie, Hear then what seems to me the wisest course.
    2.9 — Volume 2 Book 9 (43% in)
  • Hasten, my fun'ral rites, that I may pass Through Hades' gloomy gates; ere those be done, The spirits and spectres of departed men Drive me far from them, nor allow to cross Th' abhorred river; but forlorn and sad I wander through the wide-spread realms of night.
    2.23 — Volume 2 Book 23 (8% in)

There are no more uses of "abhor" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward).

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