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

2 uses
  • At once from valiant Trojans and from Greeks His thoughts would be diverted, and his wrath Embroil Olympus, and on all alike, Guilty or not, his anger would be pour'd.
    2.15 — Volume 2 Book 15 (18% in)
  • The other monarchs at his word withdrew: The two Atridae, and Ulysses sage, And Nestor and Idomeneus remain'd, And aged Phoenix, to divert his grief; But comfort none, save in the bloody jaws Of battle would he take; by mem'ry stirr'd, He heav'd a deep-drawn sigh, as thus he spoke: "How oft hast thou, ill-fated, dearest friend, Here in this tent with eager zeal prepar'd The tempting meal, whene'er the sons of Greece In haste would arm them for the bloody fray!
    2.19 — Volume 2 Book 19 (71% in)

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

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