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

10 uses
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Definition
criticize severely; or such criticism
  • Commanding from the tow'r in ev'ry place Were seen th' Ajaces, urging to the fight, Imploring these, and those in sterner tones Rebuking, who their warlike toil relax'd.
    2.12 — Volume 2 Book 12 (56% in)
  • On Agamemnon, leader of the host, With words like these Thersites pour'd his hate; But straight Ulysses at his side appear'd, And spoke, with scornful glance, in stern rebuke: "Thou babbling fool, Thersites, prompt of speech, Restrain thy tongue, nor singly thus presume The Kings to slander; thou, the meanest far Of all that with the Atridae came to Troy.
    1.2 — Volume 1 Book 2 (28% in)
  • To whom in stern rebuke thus Hector spoke: "Thou wretched Paris, though in form so fair, Thou slave of woman, manhood's counterfeit!
    1.3 — Volume 1 Book 3 (8% in)
  • But whom remiss and shrinking from the war He found, with keen rebuke lie thus assail'd; "Ye wretched Greeks, your country's foul reproach, Have ye no sense of shame?
    1.4 — Volume 1 Book 4 (43% in)
  • He said: brave Diomed in silence heard, Submissive to the monarch's stern rebuke; Then answer'd thus the son of Capaneus: "Atrides, speak not falsely: well thou know'st The truth, that we our fathers far surpass.
    1.4 — Volume 1 Book 4 (71% in)
  • Fierce Agamemnon cried in stern rebuke; "Soft-hearted Menelaus, why of life So tender?
    1.6 — Volume 1 Book 6 (10% in)
  • To whom in answer godlike Paris thus: "Hector, I own not causeless thy rebuke; Yet will I speak; hear thou and understand; 'twas less from anger with the Trojan host, And fierce resentment, that I here remain'd, Than that I sought my sorrow to indulge; Yet hath my wife, e'en now, with soothing words Urg'd me to join the battle; so, I own, 'Twere best; and Vict'ry changes oft her side.
    1.6 — Volume 1 Book 6 (60% in)
  • He said; and by the King's rebuke abash'd, With fiercer zeal the Lycians press'd around Their King and councillor; on th' other side Within the wall the Greeks their squadrons mass'd; Then were great deeds achiev'd; nor thro' the breach Could the brave troops of Lycia to the ships Their passage force; nor could the warrior Greeks Repel the Lycians from the ground, where they, Before the wall, had made their footing good.
    2.12 — Volume 2 Book 12 (87% in)
  • Whom answer'd Agamemnon, King of men: "Ulysses, thy rebuke hath wrung my soul; Yet never meant I, that against their will The sons of Greece should launch their well found ships: But if there be who better counsel knows, Or young or old, his words would please me well."
    2.14 — Volume 2 Book 14 (19% in)
  • He said; and him Menoetius' noble son Address'd with grave rebuke: "Meriones, Brave warrior, why thus waste the time in words?
    2.16 — Volume 2 Book 16 (70% in)

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