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

15 uses
  • Priam appears to be the only one of whom polygamy is directly asserted in the Iliad.
    Footnotes (69% in)
  • So satisfactory was her performance of this task, and so modest her conduct, that he made proposals of marriage, declaring himself, as a further inducement, willing to adopt her son, who, he asserted, would become a clever man, if he were carefully brought up.
    Introduction (11% in)
  • The inhabitants of Ithaca assert, that it was here that Melesigenes became blind, but the Colophomans make their city the seat of that misfortune.
    Introduction (14% in)
  • It was not till the age of the grammarians that its primitive integrity was called in question; nor is it injustice to assert, that the minute and analytical spirit of a grammarian is not the best qualification for the profound feeling, the comprehensive conception of an harmonious whole.
    Introduction (33% in)
  • (34) Now, I will venture to assert, that these tragedies are so uniform, not only in their borrowed phraseology—a phraseology with which writers like Boethius and Saxo Grammaticus were more charmed than ourselves—in their freedom from real poetry, and last, but not least, in an ultra-refined and consistent abandonment of good taste, that few writers of the present day would question the capabilities of the same gentleman, be he Seneca or not, to produce not only these, but a great many...
    Introduction (77% in)
  • Generous he rises in the crown's defence, To curb the factious tongue of insolence, Such just examples on offenders shown, Sedition silence, and assert the throne."
    Book 2 (34% in)
  • Jove's arm display'd asserts her from the skies!
    Book 9 (65% in)
  • Surprised the monarch feels, yet void of fear On Coon rushes with his lifted spear: His brother's corpse the pious Trojan draws, And calls his country to assert his cause; Defends him breathless on the sanguine field, And o'er the body spreads his ample shield.
    Book 11 (36% in)
  • O Greeks! assert your honours won; Proceed, and finish what this arm begun: Lo! angry Jove forbids your chief to stay, And envies half the glories of the day.
    Book 11 (39% in)
  • As wasps, provoked by children in their play, Pour from their mansions by the broad highway, In swarms the guiltless traveller engage, Whet all their stings, and call forth all their rage: All rise in arms, and, with a general cry, Assert their waxen domes, and buzzing progeny.
    Book 16 (32% in)
  • 'tis mine to prove the rash assertion vain; I joy to mingle where the battle bleeds, And hear the thunder of the sounding steeds.
    Book 17 (25% in)
  • A god, nor is he less, my bosom warms, And tells me, Jove asserts the Trojan arms.
    Book 17 (47% in)
  • On other gods his dreadful arm employ, For mightier gods assert the cause of Troy.
    Book 21 (61% in)
  • The Greeks consent with loud-applauding cries, And then Eumelus had received the prize, But youthful Nestor, jealous of his fame, The award opposes, and asserts his claim.
    Book 23 (60% in)
  • The Cyclic poets (See Anthon's Lempriere, s. v.) assert Venus incited her to infidelity, in revenge for the wound she had received from her husband.
    Footnotes (48% in)

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