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

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for that reason (what follows is so because of what was just said)
  • My thanks, therefore, are due to those critics, who, either publicly or privately, have called my attention to passages in which the sense of the Author has been either incorrectly or imperfectly rendered.
    Preface (90% in)
  • Who thus with cautious speech replied, and said; "Achilles, lov'd of Heav'n, thou bidd'st me say Why thus incens'd the far-destroying King; Therefore I speak; but promise thou, and swear, By word and hand, to bear me harmless through.
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (16% in)
  • 'tis hard indeed defeated to return; The seaman murmurs, if from wife and home, Ev'n for one month, his well-found bark be stay'd, Toss'd by the wint'ry blasts and stormy sea; But us the ninth revolving year beholds Still ling'ring here: I cannot therefore blame Our valiant Greeks, if by the ships I hear Their murmurs; yet 'twere surely worst of all Long to remain, and bootless to return.
    1.2 — Volume 1 Book 2 (33% in)
  • Therefore I thus withdrew, and others too Exhorted to retire, since Mars himself I saw careering o'er the battle-field."
    1.5 — Volume 1 Book 5 (89% in)
  • Therefore a suppliant to thy knees I come, If to my son, to early death condemn'd, Thou wilt accord the boon of shield and helm, And well-wrought greaves with silver clasps secur'd, And breastplate; for his own, his faithful friend, By Trojan hands subdued, hath lost; and he, O'erwhelm'd with grief, lies prostrate on the earth."
    2.18 — Volume 2 Book 18 (70% in)
  • Therefore, to join the battle, came we all From high Olympus, that in this day's fight No ill befall him; though the time shall come For him to meet the doom, by fate decreed, When at his birth his thread of life was spun.
    2.20 — Volume 2 Book 20 (23% in)
  • Therefore for him the gen'ral city mourns; Thou to thy parents bitter grief hast caus'd, Hector! but bitt'rest grief of all hast left To me! for not to me was giv'n to clasp The hand extended from thy dying bed, Nor words of wisdom catch, which night and day, With tears, I might have treasur'd in my heart."
    2.24 — Volume 2 Book 24 (92% in)

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

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