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

5 uses
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Definition
to stop or catch someone or something in route
  • From the dry fields thick clouds of dust arise, Shade the black host, and intercept the skies.
    Book 11 (23% in)
  • But if too swift of foot he flies before, Confine his course along the fleet and shore, Betwixt the camp and him our spears employ, And intercept his hoped return to Troy.
    Book 10 (62% in)
  • As when two skilful hounds the leveret wind; Or chase through woods obscure the trembling hind; Now lost, now seen, they intercept his way, And from the herd still turn the flying prey: So fast, and with such fears, the Trojan flew; So close, so constant, the bold Greeks pursue.
    Book 10 (64% in)
  • Thus in the van the Telamonian train, Throng'd in bright arms, a pressing fight maintain: Far in the rear the Locrian archers lie, Whose stones and arrows intercept the sky, The mingled tempest on the foes they pour; Troy's scattering orders open to the shower.
    Book 13 (85% in)
  • Loud shouts of triumph fill the crowded plain; Greece sees, in hope, Troy's great defender slain: All spring to seize him; storms of arrows fly, And thicker javelins intercept the sky.
    Book 14 (81% in)

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

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