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

6 uses
  • See the thin relics of their baffled band At the last edge of yon deserted land!
    Book 16 (11% in)
  • Once great in arms, the common scorn we grow, Repulsed and baffled by a feeble foe.
    Book 2 (17% in)
  • Not for their grief the Grecian host I blame; But vanquish'd! baffled! oh, eternal shame!
    Book 2 (36% in)
  • In former days, in all thy gallant pride, When thy tall ships triumphant stemm'd the tide, When Greece beheld thy painted canvas flow, And crowds stood wondering at the passing show, Say, was it thus, with such a baffled mien, You met the approaches of the Spartan queen, Thus from her realm convey'd the beauteous prize, And both her warlike lords outshined in Helen's eyes?
    Book 3 (15% in)
  • Swift from the field the baffled huntress flies, And scarce restrains the torrent in her eyes: So, when the falcon wings her way above, To the cleft cavern speeds the gentle dove; (Not fated yet to die;) there safe retreats, Yet still her heart against the marble beats.
    Book 21 (79% in)
  • Then, grasping by the horn the mighty beast, The baffled hero thus the Greeks address'd: "Accursed fate! the conquest I forego; A mortal I, a goddess was my foe; She urged her favourite on the rapid way, And Pallas, not Ulysses, won the day."
    Book 23 (86% in)

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

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