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- Prevent, O Jove! this ignominious date,(271) And make my future life the sport of fate.Book 21 (45% in)
- But Heaven forsakes not thee: o'er yonder sands Soon shall thou view the scattered Trojan bands Fly diverse; while proud kings, and chiefs renown'd, Driven heaps on heaps, with clouds involved around Of rolling dust, their winged wheels employ To hide their ignominious heads in Troy."Book 14 (30% in)
- "What sloth has seized us, when the fields around Ring with conflicting powers, and heaven returns the sound: Shall, ignominious, we with shame retire, No deed perform'd, to our Olympian sire?Book 21 (71% in)
- There sleep at last o'ercomes the hero's eyes; While foul in dust the unhonour'd carcase lies, But not deserted by the pitying skies: For Phoebus watch'd it with superior care, Preserved from gaping wounds and tainting air; And, ignominious as it swept the field, Spread o'er the sacred corse his golden shield.Book 24 (6% in)
- 271 —_Ignominious.Footnotes (89% in)
There are no more uses of "ignominious" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope).
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