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on the other hand
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

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Definition
from another point of view; or in a way that is different (a phrase used to introduce a different perspective or idea)
  • The Trojans on the other hand likewise armed themselves throughout the city, fewer in numbers but nevertheless eager perforce to do battle for their wives and children.
    Book 8 (11% in)
  • After a time they delivered their message, and the speech of Menelaus ran trippingly on the tongue; he did not say much, for he was a man of few words, but he spoke very clearly and to the point, though he was the younger man of the two; Ulysses, on the other hand, when he rose to speak, was at first silent and kept his eyes fixed upon the ground.
    Book 3 (47% in)
  • Neptune on the other hand went about among the Argives to incite them, having come up from the grey sea in secret, for he was grieved at seeing them vanquished by the Trojans, and was furiously angry with Jove.
    Book 13 (41% in)
  • I knew when Jove was willing to defend us, and I know now that he is raising the Trojans to like honour with the gods, while us, on the other hand, he has bound hand and foot.
    Book 14 (14% in)

There are no more uses of "on the other hand" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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