- Could I submit to make thy word my law; To others thy commands; seek not to me To dictate, for I follow thee no more.1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (48% in)
- To whom the monarch, Agamemnon, thus: "O father, full of wisdom are thy words; But this proud chief o'er all would domineer; O'er all he seeks to rule, o'er all to reign, To all to dictate; which I will not bear.1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (47% in)
- ...hold than this, Which I maintain, and ever have maintain'd, Ev'n from the day when thou, great King, didst bear The fair Briseis from Achilles' tent Despite his anger—not by my advice: I fain would have dissuaded thee, but thou, Following the dictates of thy wrathful pride, Didst to our bravest wrong, dishon'ring him Whom ev'n th' Immortals honour'd; for his prize Thou took'st and still retain'st; but let us now Consider, if ev'n yet, with costly gifts And soothing words, we may his...2.9 — Volume 2 Book 9 (15% in)
There are no more uses of "dictate" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward).
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