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

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the quality of being mortal (subject to death)


death rate — often given per 1,000 people per year
  • He, far thy better, was foredoom'd to die, And thou, dost thou bewail mortality?
    Book 21 (18% in)
  • This Hermes (such the power of gods) set wide; Then swift alighted the celestial guide, And thus reveal'd—"Hear, prince! and understand Thou ow'st thy guidance to no mortal hand: Hermes I am, descended from above, The king of arts, the messenger of Jove, Farewell: to shun Achilles' sight I fly; Uncommon are such favours of the sky, Nor stand confess'd to frail mortality.
    Book 24 (57% in)

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

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