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- Both were desirous that before the Judge The issue should be tried; with noisy shouts Their several partisans encourag'd each.2.18 — Volume 2 Book 18 (78% in)
- Numerous as have been the translators of the Iliad, or of parts of it, the metres which have been selected have been almost as various: the ordinary couplet in rhyme, the Spenserian stanza, the Trochaic or Ballad metre, all have had their partisans, even to that "pestilent heresy" of the so-called English Hexameter; a metre wholly repugnant to the genius of our language; which can only be pressed into the service by a violation of every rule of prosody; and of which, notwithstanding my...Preface (34% in)
There are no more uses of "partisan" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward).
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