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

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Definition
to survive — especially without being able to manage comforts or luxuries
  • Such were the friendships of Hercules and Iolaus, of Theseus and Pirithous, of Orestes and Pylades; and though These may owe the greater part of their fame to the later epic or even dramatic poetry, the moral groundwork undoubtedly subsisted in the period to which the traditions are referred.
    Footnotes (76% in)
  • Confused he wakes; amazement breaks the bands Of golden sleep, and starting from the sands, Pensive he muses with uplifted hands: " 'tis true, 'tis certain; man, though dead, retains Part of himself; the immortal mind remains: The form subsists without the body's aid, Aerial semblance, and an empty shade!
    Book 23 (14% in)
  • well illustrate the character of the friendship subsisting between these two heroes— "One of the noblest and most amiable sides of the Greek character, is the readiness with which it lent itself to construct intimate and durable friendships, and this is a feature no less prominent in the earliest than in later times.
    Footnotes (75% in)

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