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

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relating to the planet Earth


relating to land (in contrast to sea or air)
  • Unlike our gross, diseased, terrestrial blood: (For not the bread of man their life sustains, Nor wine's inflaming juice supplies their veins:) With tender shrieks the goddess fill'd the place, And dropp'd her offspring from her weak embrace.
    Book 5 (39% in)
  • Mestor the brave, renown'd in ranks of war, With Troilus, dreadful on his rushing car,(293) And last great Hector, more than man divine, For sure he seem'd not of terrestrial line!
    Book 24 (34% in)

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

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