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allure
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

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Definition
to tempt or attract
  • Juno and Pallas with a smile survey'd, And thus to Jove began the blue-eyed maid: "Permit thy daughter, gracious Jove! to tell How this mischance the Cyprian queen befell, As late she tried with passion to inflame The tender bosom of a Grecian dame; Allured the fair, with moving thoughts of joy, To quit her country for some youth of Troy; The clasping zone, with golden buckles bound, Razed her soft hand with this lamented wound."
    Book 5 (47% in)
  • If he be detained from his return by the allurements of Calypso, so is AEneas by Dido, and Rinaldo by Armida.
    Preface (13% in)

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

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