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

3 uses
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Definition
to cause something — especially to make children
  • But those who view fair Elis o'er the seas From the blest islands of the Echinades, In forty vessels under Meges move, Begot by Phyleus, the beloved of Jove: To strong Dulichium from his sire he fled, And thence to Troy his hardy warriors led.
    Book 2 (73% in)
  • From rich Paeonia's valleys I command, Arm'd with protended spears, my native band; Now shines the tenth bright morning since I came In aid of Ilion to the fields of fame: Axius, who swells with all the neighbouring rills, And wide around the floated region fills, Begot my sire, whose spear much glory won: Now lift thy arm, and try that hero's son!"
    Book 21 (26% in)
  • He has a father too; a man like me; One, not exempt from age and misery (Vigorous no more, as when his young embrace Begot this pest of me, and all my race).
    Book 22 (82% in)

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

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