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

8 uses
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Definition
deceive (convince to have a false belief)
  • O Father Jove! what sov'reign e'er hast thou So far deluded, of such glory robb'd?
    2.8 — Volume 2 Book 8 (41% in)
  • The general, who is deluded with the hopes of taking Troy without his assistance, but fears the army was discouraged by his absence and the late plague, as well as by length of time, contrives to make trial of their disposition by a stratagem.
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (97% in)
  • Thus as he mus'd, the wisest course appear'd By a deluding vision to mislead The son of Atreus; and with winged words Thus to a phantom form he gave command: "Hie thee, deluding Vision, to the camp And ships of Greece, to Agamemnon's tent; There, changing nought, as I command thee, speak.
    1.2 — Volume 1 Book 2 (1% in)
  • Thus as he mus'd, the wisest course appear'd By a deluding vision to mislead The son of Atreus; and with winged words Thus to a phantom form he gave command: "Hie thee, deluding Vision, to the camp And ships of Greece, to Agamemnon's tent; There, changing nought, as I command thee, speak.
    1.2 — Volume 1 Book 2 (1% in)
  • Loud shouted brave Tydides, as she fled: "Daughter of Jove, from battle-fields retire; Enough for thee weak woman to delude; If war thou seek'st, the lesson thou shalt learn Shall cause thee shudder but to hear it nam'd."
    1.5 — Volume 1 Book 5 (38% in)
  • Oft hath this matter been by Greeks discuss'd, And I their frequent censure have incurr'd: Yet was not I the cause; but Jove, and Fate, And gloomy Erinnys, who combin'd to throw A strong delusion o'er my mind, that day I robb'd Achilles of his lawful prize.
    2.19 — Volume 2 Book 19 (19% in)
  • Meanwhile Achilles continues the slaughter, and drives the rest into Troy; Agenor only makes a stand, and is conveyed away in a cloud by Apollo: who (to delude Achilles) takes upon him Agenor's shape, and while he pursues him in that disguise, gives the Trojans an opportunity of retiring into their city.
    2.20 — Volume 2 Book 20 (99% in)
  • She deludes Hector in the shape of Deiphobus; he stands the combat, and is slain.
    2.21 — Volume 2 Book 21 (98% in)

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

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