(click/touch triangles for details)
- Then Helen thus: "Whom your discerning eyes Have singled out, is Ithacus the wise; A barren island boasts his glorious birth; His fame for wisdom fills the spacious earth."Book 3 (47% in)
- Let reverend Priam in the truce engage, And add the sanction of considerate age; His sons are faithless, headlong in debate, And youth itself an empty wavering state; Cool age advances, venerably wise, Turns on all hands its deep-discerning eyes; Sees what befell, and what may yet befall, Concludes from both, and best provides for all.Book 3 (28% in)
There are no more uses of "discerning" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope).
Typical Usage (best examples)