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

2 uses
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of land:  capable of being farmed productively
  • Grant that beneath thy lance Achilles dies, The partial monarch may refuse the prize; Sons he has many; those thy pride may quell: And 'tis his fault to love those sons too well, Or, in reward of thy victorious hand, Has Troy proposed some spacious tract of land An ample forest, or a fair domain, Of hills for vines, and arable for grain?
    Book 20 (39% in)
  • "Let him, whose might can hurl this bowl, arise; Who farthest hurls it, take it as his prize; If he be one enrich'd with large domain Of downs for flocks, and arable for grain, Small stock of iron needs that man provide; His hinds and swains whole years shall be supplied From hence; nor ask the neighbouring city's aid For ploughshares, wheels, and all the rural trade."
    Book 23 (93% in)

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