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

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Definition
great satisfaction (pleasure)
  • This distinction is the more to be acknowledged, as it is shown to one whose pen has never gratified the prejudices of particular parties, or the vanities of particular men.
    Preface (99% in)
  • Then thus the king of kings rejects the peace: "Herald! in him thou hear'st the voice of Greece For what remains; let funeral flames be fed With heroes' corps: I war not with the dead: Go search your slaughtered chiefs on yonder plain, And gratify the manes of the slain.
    Book 7 (84% in)
  • 57 Eustathius, after Heraclides Ponticus and others, allegorizes this apparition, as if the appearance of Minerva to Achilles, unseen by the rest, was intended to point out the sudden recollection that he would gain nothing by intemperate wrath, and that it were best to restrain his anger, and only gratify it by withdrawing his services.
    Footnotes (18% in)

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

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