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

5 uses
  • Retire then, warriors, but sedate and slow; Retire, but with your faces to the foe.
    Book 5 (67% in)
  • ...and most poetical, as most agreeing with that character; to copy him in all the variations of his style, and the different modulations of his numbers; to preserve, in the more active or descriptive parts, a warmth and elevation; in the more sedate or narrative, a plainness and solemnity; in the speeches, a fulness and perspicuity; in the sentences, a shortness and gravity; not to neglect even the little figures and turns on the words, nor sometimes the very cast of the periods; neither...
    Preface (89% in)
  • His silence here, with blushes, Paris breaks: " 'tis just, my brother, what your anger speaks: But who like thee can boast a soul sedate, So firmly proof to all the shocks of fate?
    Book 3 (18% in)
  • So to the fight the thick battalions throng, Shields urged on shields, and men drove men along Sedate and silent move the numerous bands; No sound, no whisper, but the chief's commands, Those only heard; with awe the rest obey, As if some god had snatch'd their voice away.
    Book 4 (77% in)
  • The Trojan chief with fix'd resentment eyed The Lycian leader, and sedate replied: "Say, is it just, my friend, that Hector's ear From such a warrior such a speech should hear?
    Book 17 (24% in)

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

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