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

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catch sight of
  • ...in the clouds, the crouching hare Eludes not, though in leafiest covert hid; But swooping down, he rends her life away: So, Menelaus, through the ranks of war Thy piercing glances ev'ry way were turn'd, If Nestor's son, alive, thou mightst descry; Him on the field's extremest left he found, Cheering his friends, and urging to the fight; He stood beside him, and address'd him thus: "Antilochus, come hither, godlike friend, And woful tidings hear, which would to Heav'n I had not to...
    2.17 — Volume 2 Book 17 (87% in)

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