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

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Definition
the blood line traced from family members to their ancestors; or the people related in that line
  • Of Thracian lineage are the steeds ye view, Whose hostile king the brave Tydides slew; Sleeping he died, with all his guards around, And twelve beside lay gasping on the ground.
    Book 10 (97% in)
  • So may the gods on Hector life bestow, (Not that short life which mortals lead below, But such as those of Jove's high lineage born, The blue-eyed maid, or he that gilds the morn,) As this decisive day shall end the fame Of Greece, and Argos be no more a name.
    Book 13 (99% in)
  • Mark well his port! his figure and his face Nor speak him vulgar, nor of vulgar race; Some lines, methinks, may make his lineage known, Antenor's brother, or perhaps his son."
    Book 14 (90% in)

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