- 144 "Or deluges, descending on the plains, Sweep o'er the yellow year, destroy the pains Of lab'ring oxen, and the peasant's gains; Uproot the forest oaks, and bear away Flocks, folds, and trees, an undistinguish'd prey."Footnotes (47% in)
- 116 "His lab'ring heart with sudden rapture seized He paus'd, and on the ground in silence gazed.Footnotes (41% in)
- "Struck by the lab'ring priests' uplifted hands The victims fall: to heav'n they make their pray'r, The curling vapours load the ambient air.Footnotes (61% in)
There are no more uses of "laboratory" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope).
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