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

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predict or reveal — especially through, or as if through, divine inspiration
  • From rich Apaesus and Adrestia's towers, High Teree's summits, and Pityea's bowers; From these the congregated troops obey Young Amphius and Adrastus' equal sway; Old Merops' sons; whom, skill'd in fates to come, The sire forewarn'd, and prophesied their doom: Fate urged them on! the sire forewarn'd in vain, They rush'd to war, and perish'd on the plain.
    Book 2 (94% in)
  • One of them is miraculously endued with voice, and inspired to prophesy his fate: but the hero, not astonished by that prodigy, rushes with fury to the combat.
    Book 19 (4% in)
  • Of all heaven's oracles believed in vain, But most of Thetis must her son complain; By Phoebus' darts she prophesied my fall, In glorious arms before the Trojan wall.
    Book 21 (45% in)
  • Achilles fell before Troy, by the hand of Paris, by the shot of an arrow in his heel, as Hector had prophesied at his death, lib. xxii.
    Concluding Note (25% in)

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

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