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

3 uses
  • With Thracian wines recruit thy honour'd guests, For happy counsels flow from sober feasts.
    Book 9 (14% in)
  • The first fat offering to the immortals due, Amidst the greedy flames Patroclus threw; Then each, indulging in the social feast, His thirst and hunger soberly repress'd.
    Book 9 (36% in)
  • Now twilight veil'd the glaring face of day, And clad the dusky fields in sober grey; What time the herald and the hoary king (Their chariots stopping at the silver spring, That circling Ilus' ancient marble flows) Allow'd their mules and steeds a short repose, Through the dim shade the herald first espies A man's approach, and thus to Priam cries: "I mark some foe's advance: O king! beware; This hard adventure claims thy utmost care!
    Book 24 (44% in)

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

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