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respite
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

3 uses
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Definition
a temporary relief from harm or discomfort
  • From that point I will think it well over, how the Achaeans may have a respite from their troubles.
    Book 15 (30% in)
  • He could hardly draw his breath, the sweat rained from every pore of his body, he had not a moment's respite, and on all sides he was beset by danger upon danger.
    Book 16 (13% in)
  • It may not be that the Achaeans should mourn the dead with their bellies; day by day men fall thick and threefold continually; when should we have respite from our sorrow?
    Book 19 (53% in)

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