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

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not admitting passage through; or not capable of being affected
  • The foot alone this strong defence could force, And try the pass impervious to the horse.
    Book 12 (14% in)
  • As when some simple swain his cot forsakes, And wide through fens an unknown journey takes: If chance a swelling brook his passage stay, And foam impervious 'cross the wanderer's way, Confused he stops, a length of country pass'd, Eyes the rough waves, and tired, returns at last.
    Book 5 (66% in)
  • His shield emboss'd the ringing storm sustains, But he impervious and untouch'd remains.
    Book 13 (67% in)
  • O'er the dread fosse (a late impervious space) Now steeds, and men, and cars tumultuous pass.
    Book 15 (46% in)
  • The embodied Greeks the fierce attack sustain, But strive, though numerous, to repulse in vain: Nor could the Trojans, through that firm array, Force to the fleet and tents the impervious way.
    Book 15 (53% in)

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

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