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

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to solve a problem or settle a disagreement
  • While unresolved the son of Tydeus stands, Pallas appears, and thus her chief commands: "Enough, my son; from further slaughter cease, Regard thy safety, and depart in peace; Haste to the ships, the gotten spoils enjoy, Nor tempt too far the hostile gods of Troy."
    Book 10 (87% in)

There are no more uses of "resolve" flagged with this meaning in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope).

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  • Close up the venturous youth resolves to keep, Still edging near, and bears him toward the steep.
    Book 23 (49% in)
  • At length they retired to rest; but on the following morning, Glaucus resolved to go to his master, and acquaint him with his meeting with Homer.
    Introduction (22% in)
  • What he most affected was the Ionic, which has a peculiar sweetness, from its never using contractions, and from its custom of resolving the diphthongs into two syllables, so as to make the words open themselves with a more spreading and sonorous fluency.
    Preface (35% in)
  • Then thus the god: "O restless fate of pride, That strives to learn what heaven resolves to hide; Vain is the search, presumptuous and abhorr'd, Anxious to thee, and odious to thy lord.
    Book 1 (93% in)
  • The phantom said; then vanish'd from his sight, Resolves to air, and mixes with the night.
    Book 2 (7% in)
  • Where now are all your high resolves at last?
    Book 2 (40% in)
  • ...their motions, and provoke the war So when inclement winters vex the plain With piercing frosts, or thick-descending rain, To warmer seas the cranes embodied fly,(108) With noise, and order, through the midway sky; To pigmy nations wounds and death they bring, And all the war descends upon the wing, But silent, breathing rage, resolved and skill'd(109) By mutual aids to fix a doubtful field, Swift march the Greeks: the rapid dust around Darkening arises from the labour'd ground.
    Book 3 (5% in)
  • Fired at his scorn the queen to Praetus fled, And begg'd revenge for her insulted bed: Incensed he heard, resolving on his fate; But hospitable laws restrain'd his hate: To Lycia the devoted youth he sent, With tablets seal'd, that told his dire intent.
    Book 6 (32% in)
  • Him Paris follow'd to the dire alarms; Both breathing slaughter, both resolved in arms.
    Book 7 (6% in)
  • Go then! resolve to earth, from whence ye grew, A heartless, spiritless, inglorious crew!
    Book 7 (23% in)
  • "Then thus in short my fix'd resolves attend, Which nor Atrides nor his Greeks can bend; Long toils, long perils in their cause I bore, But now the unfruitful glories charm no more.
    Book 9 (51% in)
  • Achilles' high resolves declare to all: "Returns the chief, or must our navy fall?"
    Book 9 (95% in)
  • A thousand cares his labouring breast revolves; To seek sage Nestor now the chief resolves, With him, in wholesome counsels, to debate What yet remains to save the afflicted state.
    Book 10 (7% in)
  • Of yonder fleet a bold discovery make, What watch they keep, and what resolves they take?
    Book 10 (55% in)
  • Then thus pale Dolon, with a fearful look: (Still, as he spoke, his limbs with horror shook:) "Hither I came, by Hector's words deceived; Much did he promise, rashly I believed: No less a bribe than great Achilles' car, And those swift steeds that sweep the ranks of war, Urged me, unwilling, this attempt to make; To learn what counsels, what resolves you take: If now subdued, you fix your hopes on flight, And, tired with toils, neglect the watch of night."
    Book 10 (70% in)
  • Resolved alike, divine Sarpedon glows With generous rage that drives him on the foes.
    Book 12 (66% in)
  • A chosen phalanx, firm, resolved as fate, Descending Hector and his battle wait.
    Book 13 (19% in)
  • Nor yet from fight Idomeneus withdraws; Resolved to perish in his country's cause, Or find some foe, whom heaven and he shall doom To wail his fate in death's eternal gloom.
    Book 13 (52% in)
  • At length she trusts her power; resolved to prove The old, yet still successful, cheat of love; Against his wisdom to oppose her charms, And lull the lord of thunders in her arms.
    Book 14 (33% in)
  • Nor less resolved, the firm Achaian band With brazen shields in horrid circle stand.
    Book 17 (38% in)
  • Such the lion's rage, Who viewing first his foes with scornful eyes, Though all in arms the peopled city rise, Stalks careless on, with unregarding pride; Till at the length, by some brave youth defied, To his bold spear the savage turns alone, He murmurs fury with a hollow groan; He grins, he foams, he rolls his eyes around Lash'd by his tail his heaving sides resound; He calls up all his rage; he grinds his teeth, Resolved on vengeance, or resolved on death.
    Book 20 (37% in)
  • Such the lion's rage, Who viewing first his foes with scornful eyes, Though all in arms the peopled city rise, Stalks careless on, with unregarding pride; Till at the length, by some brave youth defied, To his bold spear the savage turns alone, He murmurs fury with a hollow groan; He grins, he foams, he rolls his eyes around Lash'd by his tail his heaving sides resound; He calls up all his rage; he grinds his teeth, Resolved on vengeance, or resolved on death.
    Book 20 (37% in)
  • Not less resolved, Antenor's valiant heir Confronts Achilles, and awaits the war, Disdainful of retreat: high held before, His shield (a broad circumference) he bore; Then graceful as he stood, in act to throw The lifted javelin, thus bespoke the foe: "How proud Achilles glories in his fame!
    Book 21 (95% in)
  • Then wept the sage: He strikes his reverend head, now white with age; He lifts his wither'd arms; obtests the skies; He calls his much-loved son with feeble cries: The son, resolved Achilles' force to dare, Full at the Scaean gates expects the war; While the sad father on the rampart stands, And thus adjures him with extended hands: "Ah stay not, stay not! guardless and alone; Hector! my loved, my dearest, bravest son!
    Book 22 (10% in)
  • So they, while down their cheeks the torrents roll; But fix'd remains the purpose of his soul; Resolved he stands, and with a fiery glance Expects the hero's terrible advance.
    Book 22 (22% in)
  • 200 Grote, vol. ii. p. 91, after noticing the modest calmness and respect with which Nestor addresses Agamemnon, observes, "The Homeric Council is a purely consultative body, assembled not with any power of peremptorily arresting mischievous resolves of the king, but solely for his information and guidance."
    Footnotes (62% in)

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

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