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

4 uses
  • Achilles is with great difficulty persuaded to refrain from the battle till the troops have refreshed themselves by the advice of Ulysses.
    Book 19 (2% in)
  • The goddess leaning o'er the bending yoke, Beside his coursers, thus her silence broke: "Degenerate prince! and not of Tydeus' kind, Whose little body lodged a mighty mind; Foremost he press'd in glorious toils to share, And scarce refrain'd when I forbade the war.
    Book 5 (89% in)
  • From fields forbidden we submiss refrain, With arms unaiding mourn our Argives slain; Yet grant my counsels still their breasts may move, Or all must perish in the wrath of Jove.
    Book 8 (10% in)
  • From fields forbidden we submiss refrain, With arms unaiding see our Argives slain; Yet grant our counsels still their breasts may move, Lest all should perish in the rage of Jove.
    Book 8 (83% in)

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

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