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

28 uses
  • And where the wisdom, once of high repute 'Mid strangers, and 'mid those o'er whom thou reign'st?
    2.24 — Volume 2 Book 24 (26% in)
  • ...old man trembled, and obeyed; Beside the many-dashing Ocean's shore Silent he pass'd; and all apart, he pray'd To great Apollo, fair Latona's son: "Hear me, God of the silver bow! whose care Chrysa surrounds, and Cilia's lovely vale; Whose sov'reign sway o'er Tenedos extends; O Smintheus, hear! if e'er my offered gifts Found favour in thy sight; if e'er to thee I burn'd the fat of bulls and choicest goats, Grant me this boon—upon the Grecian host Let thine unerring darts avenge my...
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (10% in)
  • To whom the monarch, Agamemnon, thus: "O father, full of wisdom are thy words; But this proud chief o'er all would domineer; O'er all he seeks to rule, o'er all to reign, To all to dictate; which I will not bear.
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (47% in)
  • Then to her sire he gave her; he with joy Receiv'd his child; the sacred hecatomb Around the well-built altar for the God In order due they plac'd; their hands then washed, And the salt cake prepar'd, before them all With hands uplifted Chryses pray'd aloud: "Hear me, God of the silver bow! whose care Chrysa surrounds, and Cilla's lovely vale, Whose sov'reign sway o'er Tenedos extends!
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (72% in)
  • If this be so, it is my sov'reign will.
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (89% in)
  • Such now appears th' o'er-ruling sov'reign will Of Saturn's son; who oft hath sunk the heads Of many a lofty city in the dust, And yet will sink; for mighty is his hand.
    1.2 — Volume 1 Book 2 (13% in)
  • All are not sovereigns here: ill fares the state Where many masters rule; let one be Lord, One King supreme; to whom wise Saturn's son In token of his sov'reign power hath giv'n The sceptre's sway and ministry of law."
    1.2 — Volume 1 Book 2 (23% in)
  • Who in Mycenae's well-built fortress dwelt, And wealthy Corinth, and Cleone fair, Orneia, and divine Araethure, And Sicyon, where Adrastus reign'd of old, And Gonoessa's promontory steep, And Hyperesia, and Pellene's rock; In AEgium, and the scatter'd towns that he Along the beach, and wide-spread Helice; Of these a hundred ships obey'd the rule Of mighty Agamemnon, Atreus' son.
    1.2 — Volume 1 Book 2 (65% in)
  • Then, Hector, for to thee I chiefly speak, This do; thou know'st how various our allies, Of diff'rent nations and discordant tongues: Let each then those command o'er whom he reigns, And his own countrymen in arms array."
    1.2 — Volume 1 Book 2 (90% in)
  • But to thy question; I will tell thee true; Yon chief is Agamemnon, Atreus' son, Wide-reigning, mighty monarch, ruler good, And valiant warrior; in my husband's name, Lost as I am, I call'd him brother once."
    1.3 — Volume 1 Book 3 (38% in)
  • Yet should my labours not be fruitless all; For I too am a God; my blood is thine; Worthy of honour, as the eldest born Of deep-designing Saturn, and thy wife; Thine, who o'er all th' Immortals reign'st supreme.
    1.4 — Volume 1 Book 4 (11% in)
  • They found the son of Saturn, from the Gods Sitting apart, upon the highest crest Of many-ridg'd Olympus; there arriv'd, The white-arm'd Goddess Juno stay'd her steeds, And thus address'd the Sov'reign Lord of Heav'n: "O Father Jove! canst thou behold unmov'd The violence of Mars? how many Greeks, Reckless and uncontroll'd, he hath destroy'd; To me a source of bitter grief; meanwhile Venus and Phoebus of the silver bow Look on, well pleas'd, who sent this madman forth, To whom both law...
    1.5 — Volume 1 Book 5 (82% in)
  • O Father Jove! what sov'reign e'er hast thou So far deluded, of such glory robb'd?
    2.8 — Volume 2 Book 8 (41% in)
  • At many-ridg'd Olympus' outer gate She met the Goddesses, and stay'd their course, And thus convey'd the sov'reign will of Jove: "Whither away? what madness fills your breasts?
    2.8 — Volume 2 Book 8 (70% in)
  • Then Juno thus to Pallas spoke: "No more, Daughter of aegis-bearing Jove, can we For mortal men his sov'reign will resist; Live they or die, as each man's fate may be; While he, 'twixt Greeks and Trojans, as 'tis meet, His own designs accomplishing, decides."
    2.8 — Volume 2 Book 8 (73% in)
  • Such now appears th' o'er-ruling sov'reign will Of Saturn's son, who oft hath sunk the heads Of many a lofty city in the dust, And yet will sink; for mighty is his hand.
    2.9 — Volume 2 Book 9 (3% in)
  • ...first his mind disclos'd He who, before, the sagest counsel gave, Now thus with prudent words began, and said: "Most mighty Agamemnon, King of men, With thee, Atrides, my discourse shall end, With thee begin: o'er many nations thou Hold'st sov'reign sway; since Jove to thee hath giv'n The sceptre, and the high prerogative, To be thy people's judge and counsellor, 'tis thine to speak the word, 'tis thine to hear And to determine, when some other chief Suggestions offers in the gen'ral...
    2.9 — Volume 2 Book 9 (13% in)
  • He gave me wealth, he gave me ample rule; And on the bounds of Phthia bade me dwell, And o'er the Dolopes hold sov'reign sway.
    2.9 — Volume 2 Book 9 (67% in)
  • ...the warrior King, Leaving a comrade, from the battle field, Wounded behind the knee, but newly brought; Borne by his comrades, to the leech's care He left him, eager to rejoin the fray; Whom by his tent th' Earth-shaking God address'd, The voice assuming of Andraemon's son, Who o'er th' AEtolians, as a God rever'd, In Pleuron reign'd, and lofty Calydon: "Where now, Idomeneus, sage Cretan chief, Are all the vaunting threats, so freely pour'd Against the Trojans by the sons of Greece?"
    2.13 — Volume 2 Book 13 (28% in)
  • To whom great Juno thus, with artful speech: "Give me the loveliness, and pow'r to charm, Whereby thou reign'st o'er Gods and men supreme.
    2.14 — Volume 2 Book 14 (36% in)
  • ...said, and sat; the Gods, oppress'd with care, Her farther speech awaited; on her lips There dwelt indeed a smile, but not a ray Pass'd o'er her dark'ning brow, as thus her wrath Amid th' assembled Gods found vent in words: "Fools are we all, who madly strive with Jove, Or hope, by access to his throne, to sway, By word or deed, his course; from all apart, He all our counsels heeds not, but derides; And boasts o'er all th' immortal Gods to reign In unapproach'd pre-eminence of pow'r.
    2.15 — Volume 2 Book 15 (14% in)
  • O'er these five chiefs, on whom he most relied, He plac'd, himself the Sov'reign Lord of all.
    2.16 — Volume 2 Book 16 (19% in)
  • ...then standing forth Made in the centre of the court his pray'r, And as he pour'd the wine, look'd up to Heav'n, Not unbeheld of Jove, the lightning's Lord: "Great King, Dodona's Lord, Pelasgian Jove, Who dwell'st on high, and rul'st with sov'reign sway Dodona's wintry heights; where dwell around Thy Sellian priests, men of unwashen feet, That on the bare ground sleep; thou once before Hast heard my pray'r, and me with honour crown'd, And on the Greeks inflicted all thy plagues; Hear...
    2.16 — Volume 2 Book 16 (26% in)
  • He said: the presence of the Archer-God AEneas knew, and loud to Hector call'd: "Hector, and all ye other chiefs of Troy, And brave Allies, foul shame it were that we, O'ercome by panic, should to Ilium now In flight be driv'n before the warlike Greeks; And by my side, but now, some God there stood, And told how Jove, the sov'reign arbiter Of battle, on our side bestow'd his aid; On then! nor undisturbed allow the Greeks To bear Patroclus' body to their ships."
    2.17 — Volume 2 Book 17 (42% in)
  • For Jove the race of Priam hath abhorr'd; But o'er the Trojans shall AEneas reign, And his sons' sons, through ages yet unborn."
    2.20 — Volume 2 Book 20 (58% in)
  • My father Peleus, son of AEacus, Reigns o'er the num'rous race of Myrmidons; The son of Jove himself was AEacus.
    2.21 — Volume 2 Book 21 (29% in)
  • Stand up, and look yourselves; I cannot well Distinguish; but to me it seems a chief, Who reigns o'er Greeks, though of AEtolian race, The son of Tydeus, valiant Diomed."
    2.23 — Volume 2 Book 23 (51% in)
  • Thus from his birth the Gods to Peleus gave Excellent gifts; with wealth and substance bless'd Above his fellows; o'er the Myrmidons He rul'd with sov'reign sway; and Heav'n bestow'd On him, a mortal, an immortal bride.
    2.24 — Volume 2 Book 24 (67% in)

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

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