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

2 uses
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Definition
to ask or plead for something

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  • If thou hereafter, unsolicited, The battle join, the Greeks thou mayst protect, But not an equal share of honour gain.
    2.9 — Volume 2 Book 9 (82% in)
  • ...the monarch's words, As looking up to Heav'n he made his pray'r: "Be witness, Jove, thou highest, first of Gods, And Sun, and Earth, and ye who vengeance wreak Beneath the earth on souls of men forsworn, Furies! that never, or to love unchaste Soliciting, or otherwise, my hand Hath fair Briseis touch'd; but in my tent Still pure and undefil'd hath she remain'd: And if in this I be forsworn, may Heav'n With all the plagues afflict me, due to those Who sin by perjur'd oaths against the...
    2.19 — Volume 2 Book 19 (58% in)

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