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

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so fine, magnificent, or dignified as to be suitable for royalty; or belonging to a king or queen
  • First on his limbs a slender vest he drew, Around him next the regal mantle threw, The embroider'd sandals on his feet were tied; The starry falchion glitter'd at his side; And last, his arm the massy sceptre loads, Unstain'd, immortal, and the gift of gods.
    Book 2 (8% in)
  • Not those more honour'd whom Atrides feasts: Though generous plenty crown thy loaded boards, That, Agamemnon's regal tent affords; But greater cares sit heavy on our souls, Nor eased by banquets or by flowing bowls.
    Book 9 (37% in)
  • must fall, And stain the pavement of my regal hall; Where famish'd dogs, late guardians of my door, Shall lick their mangled master's spatter'd gore.
    Book 22 (17% in)
  • The mother first beheld with sad survey; She rent her tresses, venerable grey, And cast, far off, the regal veils away.
    Book 22 (78% in)
  • From his dead friend the pensive warrior went, With steps unwilling, to the regal tent.
    Book 23 (7% in)

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

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