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- Where his diction is bold and lofty, let us raise ours as high as we can; but where his is plain and humble, we ought not to be deterred from imitating him by the fear of incurring the censure of a mere English critic.Preface (68% in)
- Thou too no less hast been my constant care; Thy hands I arm'd, and sent thee forth to war: But thee or fear deters, or sloth detains; No drop of all thy father warms thy veins."Book 5 (90% in)
There are no more uses of "deter" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope).
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