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

5 uses
  • O hadst thou died beneath the righteous sword Of that brave man whom once I call'd my lord!
    Book 3 (93% in)
  • Atrides then his massy lance prepares, In act to throw, but first prefers his prayers: "Give me, great Jove! to punish lawless lust, And lay the Trojan gasping in the dust: Destroy the aggressor, aid my righteous cause, Avenge the breach of hospitable laws!
    Book 3 (75% in)
  • ...noise, with less impetuous force, The tide of Trojans urge their desperate course, Than when in autumn Jove his fury pours, And earth is loaden with incessant showers; (When guilty mortals break the eternal laws, Or judges, bribed, betray the righteous cause;) From their deep beds he bids the rivers rise, And opens all the flood-gates of the skies: The impetuous torrents from their hills obey, Whole fields are drown'd, and mountains swept away; Loud roars the deluge till it meets the...
    Book 16 (46% in)
  • And can ye see this righteous chief atone With guiltless blood for vices not his own?
    Book 20 (59% in)
  • "Not so (the dame replied), I haste to go To sacred Ocean, and the floods below: Even now our solemn hecatombs attend, And heaven is feasting on the world's green end With righteous Ethiops (uncorrupted train!
    Book 23 (26% in)

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

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