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

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feel or express extreme happiness or elation
  • What exultation for the men of Troy, To hear of feuds 'tween you, of all the Greeks The first in council, and the first in fight!
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (43% in)
  • The largest and the bravest host was his; And he himself, in dazzling armour clad, O'er all the heroes proudly eminent, Went forth exulting in his high estate, Lord of the largest host, and chief of chiefs.
    1.2 — Volume 1 Book 2 (65% in)
  • Him when the warlike Menelaus saw With haughty strides advancing from the crowd; As when a lion, hunger-pinch'd, espies Some mighty beast of chase, or antler'd stag, Or mountain goat, and with exulting spring Strikes down his prey, and on the carcase feeds, Unscar'd by baying hounds and eager youths: So Menelaus saw with fierce delight The godlike Paris; for he deem'd that now His vengeance was at hand; and from his car, Arm'd as he was, he leap'd upon the plain.
    1.3 — Volume 1 Book 3 (5% in)
  • Then, his own car remounting, seiz'd the reins, And urg'd with eager haste his fiery steeds, Seeking Tydides; he, meanwhile, press'd on In keen pursuit of Venus; her he knew A weak, unwarlike Goddess, not of those That like Bellona fierce, or Pallas, range Exulting through the blood-stain'd fields of war.
    1.5 — Volume 1 Book 5 (36% in)
  • ...But to AEneas and to Hector thus The son of Priam, Helenus, the best Of all the Trojan seers, address'd his speech: "AEneas, and thou Hector, since on you, Of all the Trojans and the Lycian hosts, Is laid the heaviest burthen, for that ye Excel alike in council and in fight, Stand here awhile, and moving to and fro On ev'ry side, around the gates exhort The troops to rally, lest they fall disgrac'd, Flying for safety to their women's arms, And foes, exulting, triumph in their shame.
    1.6 — Volume 1 Book 6 (15% in)
  • He said, and o'er the ditch the horses drove, Exulting in their prize; and with him went The other chiefs, rejoicing, through the camp.
    2.10 — Volume 2 Book 10 (92% in)
  • ...him advancing, and across the brow Smote him, above the nose; loud crash'd the bone, And in the dust the gory eyeballs dropp'd Before him; doubled with the pain, he fell: The victor, planting on his chest his foot, Stripp'd off his arms, and thus exulting cried: "Thus shall ye all, insatiate of the fight, Proud Trojans, from before our ships depart; Nor lack your share of insult and of wrong, Such as on me, vile hounds, ye cast erewhile, Nor fear'd th' avenger of the slighted laws Of...
    2.13 — Volume 2 Book 13 (72% in)
  • Then Ajax, in his turn, exulting, thus: "Say now, Polydamas, and tell me true, May this be deem'd for Prothoenor's death A full equivalent? no common man He seems, and born of no ignoble race; Valiant Antenor's brother, or perchance His son; the likeness speaks him near akin."
    2.14 — Volume 2 Book 14 (86% in)
  • Thus he, though well he knew; then bitter grief Possess'd the Trojans' souls; but Acamas, Guarding his brother's body, with his spear Slew the Boeotian Promachus, who fain Would by the feet have drawn away the dead: Then Acamas, exulting, cried aloud: "Ye wretched Greeks, in boasting measureless!
    2.14 — Volume 2 Book 14 (88% in)
  • ...with thirst, around a scanty spring; And vanquish'd by the lion's force, the boar Hath yielded, gasping; so Menoetius' son, Great deeds achiev'd, at length beneath the spear Of noble Hector yielded up his life; Who o'er the vanquish'd, thus exulting, spoke: "Patroclus, but of late thou mad'st thy boast To raze our city walls, and in your ships To bear away to your far-distant land, Their days of freedom lost, our Trojan dames: Fool that thou wast! nor knew'st, in their defence, That...
    2.16 — Volume 2 Book 16 (93% in)
  • Before them Hector and AEneas both, And godlike Chromius, in alarm recoil'd; Pierc'd through the heart, Aretus there they left; And, terrible as Mars, Automedon Stripp'd off his arms, and thus exulting cried: "Of some small portion of its load of grief, For slain Patroclus, is my heart reliev'd, In slaying thee, all worthless as thou art."
    2.17 — Volume 2 Book 17 (68% in)
  • Whom answer'd thus the silver-footed Queen: "True are thy words, my son; and good it is, And commendable, from the stroke of death To save a worsted comrade; but thine arms, Thy brazen, flashing arms, the Trojans hold: Them Hector of the glancing helm himself Bears on his breast, exulting; yet not long Shall be his triumph, for his doom is nigh.
    2.18 — Volume 2 Book 18 (20% in)
  • Thus Saturn's son, and quenchless battle rous'd: The Gods, divided, hasten'd to the war: Juno and Pallas to the ships of Greece, With them th' Earth-shaker, and the helpful God, Hermes, for cunning subtleties unmatch'd; And Vulcan too, exulting in his strength, Yet halting, and on feeble limbs sustain'd.
    2.20 — Volume 2 Book 20 (7% in)
  • Thus he, exulting: o'er Iphition's eyes Were spread the shades of death; his mangled corpse Was crush'd beneath the Grecian chariot wheels, In the first shock.
    2.20 — Volume 2 Book 20 (74% in)
  • When Hector saw his brother Polydore Writhing in death, a mist o'erspread his eyes Nor longer could he bear to stand aloof, But sprang to meet Achilles, flashing fire, His keen spear brandishing; at sight of him Up leap'd Achilles, and exulting cried: "Lo, here the man who most hath wrung my soul, Who slew my lov'd companion: now, methinks, Upon the pass of war not long shall we Stand separate, nor each the other shun."
    2.20 — Volume 2 Book 20 (80% in)

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