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

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Definition
break — as in break an understanding or a break (gap) in a wall
  • THE BREACH OF THE TRUCE, AND THE FIRST BATTLE.
    1.3 — Volume 1 Book 3 (97% in)
  • Back to the sons of Atreus let us give The Argive Helen, and the goods she brought; For now in breach of plighted faith we fight: Nor can I hope, unless to my advice Ye listen, that success will crown our arms.
    1.7 — Volume 1 Book 7 (69% in)
  • This Hector opposes, and continues the attack; in which, after many actions, Sarpedon makes the first breach in the wall: Hector also, casting a stone of a vast size, forces open one of the gates, and enters at the head of his troops, who victoriously pursue the Grecians even to their ships.
    2.11 — Volume 2 Book 11 (**% in)
  • Then at the parapet, with stalwart hand, Sarpedon tugg'd; and yielding to his force Down fell the block entire; the wall laid bare, To many at once the breach gave open way.
    2.12 — Volume 2 Book 12 (83% in)
  • He said; and by the King's rebuke abash'd, With fiercer zeal the Lycians press'd around Their King and councillor; on th' other side Within the wall the Greeks their squadrons mass'd; Then were great deeds achiev'd; nor thro' the breach Could the brave troops of Lycia to the ships Their passage force; nor could the warrior Greeks Repel the Lycians from the ground, where they, Before the wall, had made their footing good.
    2.12 — Volume 2 Book 12 (88% in)

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

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