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

3 uses
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to soothe (make something less unpleasant or frightening)
  • But thou, O King, this grievous wound relieve; Assuage the pain, and give me strength to urge My Lycian comrades to maintain the war, And fight myself to guard the noble dead.
    2.16 — Volume 2 Book 16 (59% in)
  • But seek we first some prophet, or some priest, Or some wise vision-seer (since visions too From Jove proceed), who may the cause explain, Which with such deadly wrath Apollo fires: If for neglected hecatombs or pray'rs He blame us; or if fat of lambs and goats May soothe his anger and the plague assuage."
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (15% in)
  • The leech shall tend thy wound, and spread it o'er With healing ointments to assuage the pain."
    1.4 — Volume 1 Book 4 (34% in)

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

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