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

4 uses
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to give out — especially a share of something
  • Then let the sacred heralds' voice proclaim Throughout the city, that the stripling youths And hoary-headed sires allot themselves In sev'ral watches to the Heav'n-built tow'rs.
    2.8 — Volume 2 Book 8 (89% in)
  • In the war of Troy, the Greeks having sacked some of the neighbouring towns, and taken from thence two beautiful captives, Chryseis and Briseis, allotted the first to Agamemnon, and the last to Achilles.
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (1% in)
  • Then Hector, son of Priam, measur'd out, With sage Ulysses join'd, th' allotted space; Next, in the brass-bound helmet cast the lots, Which of the two the first should throw the spear.
    1.3 — Volume 1 Book 3 (66% in)
  • Thus spoke Achilles; they his words obey'd: Far as the flames had reach'd, and thickly strown The embers lay, they quench'd with ruddy wine; Then tearfully their gentle comrade's bones Collected, and with double layers of fat Enclos'd, and in a golden urn encas'd; Then in the tent they laid them, overspread With veil of linen fair; then meting out Th' allotted space, the deep foundations laid Around the pyre, and o'er them heap'd the earth.
    2.23 — Volume 2 Book 23 (28% in)

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

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