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

10 uses
  • At this they ceased: the stern debate expired: The chiefs in sullen majesty retired.
    Book 1 (53% in)
  • Though secret anger swell'd Minerva's breast, The prudent goddess yet her wrath suppress'd; But Juno, impotent of passion, broke Her sullen silence, and with fury spoke: [Illustration: THE COUNCIL OF THE GODS.
    Book 4 (8% in)
  • Stern Thoas, glaring with revengeful eyes, In sullen fury slowly quits the prize.
    Book 4 (98% in)
  • Wild with his pain, he sought the bright abodes, There sullen sat beneath the sire of gods, Show'd the celestial blood, and with a groan Thus pour'd his plaints before the immortal throne: "Can Jove, supine, flagitious facts survey, And brook the furies of this daring day?
    Book 5 (95% in)
  • Would all the deities of Greece combine, In vain the gloomy Thunderer might repine: Sole should he sit, with scarce a god to friend, And see his Trojans to the shades descend: Such be the scene from his Idaean bower; Ungrateful prospect to the sullen power!
    Book 8 (38% in)
  • So press'd with hunger, from the mountain's brow Descends a lion on the flocks below; So stalks the lordly savage o'er the plain, In sullen majesty, and stern disdain: In vain loud mastiffs bay him from afar, And shepherds gall him with an iron war; Regardless, furious, he pursues his way; He foams, he roars, he rends the panting prey.
    Book 12 (65% in)
  • The goddess said, and sullen took her place; Black horror sadden'd each celestial face.
    Book 15 (14% in)
  • This menace fix'd the warrior to his throne; Sullen he sat, and curb'd the rising groan.
    Book 15 (20% in)
  • Nor yet the pile, where dead Patroclus lies, Smokes, nor as yet the sullen flames arise; But, fast beside, Achilles stood in prayer, Invoked the gods whose spirit moves the air, And victims promised, and libations cast, To gentle Zephyr and the Boreal blast: He call'd the aerial powers, along the skies To breathe, and whisper to the fires to rise.
    Book 23 (25% in)
  • Stripp'd of his trappings, with a sullen pace He walks, and the big tears run rolling down his face."
    Footnotes (80% in)

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

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