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

4 uses
  • Now, if thou canst, my spear in turn elude; May it be deeply buried in thy flesh!
    2.22 — Volume 2 Book 22 (53% in)
  • Juno meanwhile to Ida's summit sped, To Gargarus; the Cloud-compeller saw; He saw, and sudden passion fir'd his soul, As when, their parents' eyes eluding, first They tasted of the secret joys of love.
    2.14 — Volume 2 Book 14 (54% in)
  • Thus saying, Menelaus took his way, Casting his glance around on ev'ry side, Like to an eagle, fam'd of sharpest sight Of all that fly beneath the vault of Heav'n; Whom, soaring 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...
    2.17 — Volume 2 Book 17 (86% in)
  • In night-long slumbers lay the other Gods, And helmed chiefs, by gentle sleep subdued; But on the eyes of Hermes, Guardian-God, No slumber fell, deep pond'ring in his mind How from the ships in safety to conduct The royal Priam, and the guard elude.
    2.24 — Volume 2 Book 24 (84% in)

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

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