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

2 uses
  • This is a field in which no succeeding poets could dispute with Homer, and whatever commendations have been allowed them on this head, are by no means for their invention in having enlarged his circle, but for their judgment in having contracted it.
    Preface (16% in)
  • However, of the two extremes one could sooner pardon frenzy than frigidity; no author is to be envied for such commendations, as he may gain by that character of style, which his friends must agree together to call simplicity, and the rest of the world will call dulness.
    Preface (69% in)

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

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