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

2 uses
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the human face ('kisser' and 'smiler' and 'mug' are informal terms for 'face' and 'phiz' is British);
or: the appearance conveyed by a person's face
  • He said; and darkest clouds of grief o'erspread Achilles' brow; with both his hands he seiz'd And pour'd upon his head the grimy dust, Marring his graceful visage; and defil'd With black'ning ashes all his costly robes.
    2.18 — Volume 2 Book 18 (4% in)
  • all Their public speech and argument they fram'd, In fluent language Menelaus spoke, In words though few, yet clear; though young in years, No wordy babbler, wasteful of his speech: But when the skill'd Ulysses rose to speak, With down-cast visage would he stand, his eyes Bent on the ground; the staff he bore, nor back He wav'd, nor forward, but like one untaught, He held it motionless; who only saw Would say that he was mad, or void of sense; But when his chest its deep-ton'd voice...
    1.3 — Volume 1 Book 3 (45% in)

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

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