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

3 uses
  • We will, however, since you so bid us, refrain from actual fighting, but we will make serviceable suggestions to the Argives that they may not all of them perish in your displeasure.
    Book 8 (7% in)
  • We will, however, since you so bid us, refrain from actual fighting, but we will make serviceable suggestions to the Argives, that they may not all of them perish in your displeasure.
    Book 8 (83% in)
  • I cannot however refrain from blaming Menelaus, much as I love him and respect him—and I will say so plainly, even at the risk of offending you—for sleeping and leaving all this trouble to yourself.
    Book 10 (19% in)

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

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