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

4 uses
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to dislike strongly and to look down upon with disrespect
  • The minutiae of verbal criticism I am far from seeking to despise.
    Introduction (73% in)
  • But now, O monarch! all thy chiefs advise:(91) Nor what they offer, thou thyself despise.
    Book 2 (43% in)
  • Thy gifts I praise; nor thou despise the charms With which a lover golden Venus arms; Soft moving speech, and pleasing outward show, No wish can gain them, but the gods bestow.
    Book 3 (19% in)
  • This now-despised advice thy father gave; Ah! check thy anger; and be truly brave.
    Book 9 (42% in)

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

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