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

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Definition
essential and urgent

or more rarely:   (in grammar) a sentence that expresses a command or request
  • Although the example of Homer has since rendered some such formal enumeration of the forces engaged, a common practice in epic poems descriptive of great warlike adventures, still so minute a statistical detail can neither be considered as imperatively required, nor perhaps such as would, in ordinary cases, suggest itself to the mind of a poet.
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