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

2 uses
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thin and moving and bending with ease; or quick and graceful in movement
  • Around the bellying tripod rose the flames, Heating the bath; within the glitt'ring brass Soon as the water boil'd, they wash'd the corpse, With lissom oils anointing, and the wounds With fragrant ointments fill'd, of nine years old; Then in fine linen they the body wrapp'd From head to feet, and laid it on a couch.
    2.18 — Volume 2 Book 18 (53% in)
  • ...bloody spoils of Dolon stow'd away In the ship's stern, till fitting sacrifice To Pallas might be offer'd; to the sea Descending then, they wash'd away the sweat, Which on their necks, and thighs, and knees had dried; The sweat wash'd off, and in the ocean waves Themselves refresh'd, they sought the polish'd bath; Then, by the bath restor'd, and all their limbs Anointed freely with the lissom oil, Sat down to breakfast; and from flowing bowls In Pallas' honour pour'd the luscious wine.
    2.10 — Volume 2 Book 10 (94% in)

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

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