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

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Definition
an unfortunate accident — usually minor
  • Thus he; they all assented to his words; And, by the gen'ral voice of Greece, the mare Had now been his; but noble Nestor's son, Antilochus, stood up, his right to claim, And to Achilles, Peleus' son, replied: "Achilles, thou wilt do me grievous wrong, If thou thy words accomplish; for my prize Thou tak'st away, because mishap befell His car and horses, by no fault of his; Yet had he to th' Immortals made his pray'r, He surely had not thus been last of all.
    2.23 — Volume 2 Book 23 (59% in)

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