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

20 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
endured the pain
Definition
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • But comrades, many and brave, on Telamon Attended, who, whene'er with toil and sweat His limbs grew faint, upheld his weighty shield; While in the fray, Oileus' noble son No Locrians follow'd; theirs were not the hearts To brook th' endurance of the standing fight; Nor had they brass-bound helms, with horsehair plume, Nor ample shields they bore, nor ashen spear; But came to Troy, in bows and twisted slings Of woollen cloth confiding; and from these Their bolts quick-show'ring, broke...
    2.13 — Volume 2 Book 13 (83% in)
  • But let us first th' immortal Gods invoke; The surest witnesses and guardians they Of compacts: at my hand no foul disgrace Shalt thou sustain, if Jove with victory Shall crown my firm endurance, and thy life To me be forfeit; of thine armour stripp'd I promise thee, Achilles, to the Greeks Thy body to restore; do thou the like."
    2.22 — Volume 2 Book 22 (47% in)
  • And in the boxer's manly toil contend; And he, whose stern endurance Phoebus crowns With vict'ry, recogniz'd by all the Greeks, He to his tent shall lead the hardy mule; The loser shall the double cup receive."
    2.23 — Volume 2 Book 23 (72% in)

There are no more uses of "endure" flagged with this meaning in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward).

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?  —17 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Let me not now, ye Gods, endure the grief My mother once foretold, that I should live To see the bravest of the Myrmidons Cut off by Trojans from the light of day.
    2.18 — Volume 2 Book 18 (1% in)
  • Helen they saw, as to the tow'r she came; And " 'tis no marvel," one to other said, "The valiant Trojans and the well-greav'd Greeks For beauty such as this should long endure The toils of war; for goddess-like she seems; And yet, despite her beauty, let her go, Nor bring on us and on our sons a curse."
    1.3 — Volume 1 Book 3 (34% in)
  • To Ilium's breezy heights I now withdraw, For that mine eyes will not endure the sight Of warlike Menelaus and my son Engag'd in deadly combat; of the two Which may be doom'd to death, is only known To Jove, and to th' immortal pow'rs of Heav'n."
    1.3 — Volume 1 Book 3 (64% in)
  • With speed he came to great Olympus' heights, Th' abode of Gods; and sitting by the throne Of Saturn's son, with anguish torn, he show'd Th' immortal stream that trickled from the wound, And thus to Jove his piteous words address'd: "O Father Jove, canst thou behold unmov'd These acts of violence? the greatest ills We Gods endure, we each to other owe Who still in human quarrels interpose.
    1.5 — Volume 1 Book 5 (94% in)
  • He said, and many chiefs to Diomed Proffer'd companionship; stood forth at once, With him to penetrate the Trojan camp, The two Ajaces, ministers of Mars; Stood forth Meriones, and eagerly Stood forth the son of Nestor; Atreus' son, The royal Menelaus, spearman bold, And stout Ulysses, whose enduring heart For ev'ry deed of valour was prepar'd.
    2.10 — Volume 2 Book 10 (38% in)
  • Whom answer'd thus the valiant Diomed: "Beside thee will I stand, and still endure; But brief will be the term of our success, Since Jove, the Cloud-compeller, not to us, But to the Trojans, wills the victory."
    2.11 — Volume 2 Book 11 (37% in)
  • Thus o'er the wounded chief Eurypylus Watch'd in his tent Menoetius' noble son; But hand to hand the Greeks and Trojans fought; Nor longer might the ditch th' assault repel, Nor the broad wall above, which Greeks had built, To guard their ships, and round it dug the ditch; But to the Gods no hecatombs had paid, That they the ships and all the stores within Might safely keep; against the will of Heav'n The work was done, and thence not long endur'd.
    2.12 — Volume 2 Book 12 (2% in)
  • Meanwhile the Greeks, in firm array, endur'd The onset of the Trojans; nor could these The assailants, though in numbers less, repel; Nor those again the Grecian masses break, And force their passage through the ships and tents, As by a rule, in cunning workman's hand, Who all his art by Pallas' aid has learnt, A vessel's plank is smooth and even laid, So level lay the balance of the fight.
    2.15 — Volume 2 Book 15 (53% in)
  • Thus he: they onward press'd with added zeal; Nor Ajax yet endur'd, by hostile spears Now sorely gall'd; yet but a little space, Back to the helmsman's sev'n-foot board he mov'd, Expecting death; and left the lofty deck, Where long he stood on guard; but still his spear The Trojans kept aloof, whoe'er essay'd Amid the ships to launch th' unwearied flames; And, loudly shouting, to the Greeks he call'd: "Friends, Grecian heroes, ministers of Mars, Quit ye like men! dear friends, remember...
    2.15 — Volume 2 Book 15 (94% in)
  • Such converse held they; while by hostile spears Hard press'd, no longer Ajax might endure; At once by Jove's high will and Trojan foes O'ermaster'd; loud beneath repeated blows Clatter'd around his brow the glitt'ring helm, As on the well-wrought crest the weapons fell; And his left arm grew faint, that long had borne The burthen of his shield; yet nought avail'd The press of spears to drive him from his post; Lab'ring he drew his breath, his ev'ry limb With sweat was reeking;...
    2.16 — Volume 2 Book 16 (12% in)
  • The fourth, the aged warrior Phoenix led; The fifth, Alcimedon, Laerces' son: These in their order due Achilles first Array'd, and next with stirring words address'd: "Ye Myrmidons, forget not now the vaunts Which, while my wrath endur'd, ye largely pour'd Upon the Trojans; me ye freely blam'd; 'Ill-omen'd son of Peleus, sure in wrath Thou wast conceiv'd, implacable, who here In idleness enforc'd thy comrades keep'st!
    2.16 — Volume 2 Book 16 (22% in)
  • But if in Trojan bosoms there abode The daring, dauntless courage, meet for men Who in their country's cause against the foe Endure both toil and war, we soon should see Patroclus brought within the walls of Troy; Him from the battle could we bear away, And, lifeless, bring to royal Priam's town, Soon would the Greeks Sarpedon's arms release, And we to Ilium's heights himself might bear: For with his valiant comrades there lies slain The follower of the bravest chief of Greece.
    2.17 — Volume 2 Book 17 (20% in)
  • At first the Trojans drove the keen-ey'd Greeks; Leaving the corpse, they fled; nor with their spears The valiant Trojans reach'd a single Greek; But on the dead they seiz'd; yet not for long Endur'd their flight; them Ajax rallied soon, In form pre-eminent, and deeds of arms, O'er all the Greeks, save Peleus' matchless son.
    2.17 — Volume 2 Book 17 (35% in)
  • Me, whom he chose from all the sea-born nymphs, And gave to Peleus, son of AEacus, His subject; I endur'd a mortal's bed, Though sore against my will; he now, bent down By feeble age, lies helpless in his house.
    2.18 — Volume 2 Book 18 (67% in)
  • Around Achilles throng'd the elder men, Urging to eat; but he, with groans, refus'd: "I pray you, would you show your love, dear friends, Ask me not now with food or drink to appease Hunger or thirst; a load of bitter grief Weighs heavy on my soul; till set of sun Fasting will I remain, and still endure."
    2.19 — Volume 2 Book 19 (70% in)
  • ...armour fair, And many a corpse of men in battle slain; Yet onward, lifting high his feet, he press'd Right tow'rd the stream; nor could the mighty stream Check his advance, such vigour Pallas gave; Nor did Scamander yet his fury stay, But fiercer rose his rage; and rearing high His crested wave, to Simois thus he cried: "Dear brother, aid me with united force This mortal's course to check; he, unrestrain'd, Will royal Priam's city soon destroy, Nor will the Trojans his assault endure.
    2.21 — Volume 2 Book 21 (49% in)
  • To any other man of all the Greeks I scarce so much had yielded; but for that Thyself hast labour'd much, and much endur'd, Thou, thy good sire, and brother, in my cause: I yield me to thy pray'rs; and give, to boot, The mare, though mine of right; that these may know I am not of a harsh, unyielding mood."
    2.23 — Volume 2 Book 23 (66% in)

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

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®