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

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a short story that is true — often told for amusement or to make a point
  • There are, to be sure, certain conventional anecdotes, which prove that Pope consulted various friends, whose classical attainments were sounder than his own, during the undertaking; but it is probable that these examinations were the result rather of the contradictory versions already existing, than of a desire to make a perfect transcript of the original.
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