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

5 uses
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rudely disrespectful
  • The priest being refused, and insolently dismissed by Agamemnon, entreats for vengeance from his god, who inflicts a pestilence on the Greeks.
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (1% in)
  • But this I say, and will make good my words, This insolence may cost him soon his life.
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (35% in)
  • But this I promise, and will make it good, The time shall come, when for this insolence A threefold compensation shall be thine; Only be sway'd by me, and curb thy wrath."
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (36% in)
  • They are detained by the management of Ulysses, who chastises the insolence of Thersites.
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (98% in)
  • Menoetius, Actor's son, Yet surely lives; and 'mid his Myrmidons Lives aged Peleus, son of AEacus: Their deaths indeed might well demand our tears: Or weep'st thou for the Greeks, who round their ships By death their former insolence repay?
    2.16 — Volume 2 Book 16 (2% in)

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

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