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embark
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

14 uses
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Definition
to leave on a trip — especially to board a ship
  • But one matter I marvel at: I saw the goodly Mentor here yesterday toward dawn, though already he had embarked for Pylos.'
    Book 4 (78% in)
  • Thy head surely and they beauteous eyes are wondrous like to his, since full many a time have we held converse together ere he embarked for Troy, whither the others, aye the bravest of the Argives, went in hollow ships.
    Book 1 (49% in)
  • For I prophesy not as one unproved, but with sure knowledge; verily, I say, that for him all things now are come to pass, even as I told him, what time the Argives embarked for Ilios, and with them went the wise Odysseus.
    Book 2 (42% in)
  • Now one half the people abode steadfastly there with Agamemnon, son of Atreus, shepherd of the host; and half of us embarked and drave to sea and swiftly the ships sailed, for a god made smooth the sea with the depths thereof.
    Book 3 (31% in)
  • 'Even so I spake, and he straightway answered me, saying: "Nay, surely thou shouldest have done goodly sacrifice to Zeus and the other gods ere thine embarking, that with most speed thou mightst reach thy country, sailing over the wine-dark deep.
    Book 4 (56% in)
  • Right soon they embarked, and sat upon the benches, and sitting orderly they smote the grey sea water with their oars.
    Book 9 (18% in)
  • So they soon embarked and sat upon the benches, and sitting orderly smote the grey sea water with their oars.
    Book 9 (31% in)
  • So they embarked forthwith, and sate upon the benches, and sitting orderly smote the grey sea water with their oars.
    Book 9 (83% in)
  • So they soon embarked and sat upon the benches, and sitting orderly smote the grey sea water with their oars.
    Book 9 (99% in)
  • But after we had sacked the steep city of Priam, he embarked unscathed with his share of the spoil, and with a noble prize; he was not smitten with the sharp spear, and got no wound in close fight: and many such chances there be in war, for Ares rageth confusedly.
    Book 11 (83% in)
  • Then straightway they embarked and sat upon the benches.
    Book 15 (40% in)
  • And quickly they embarked and sat upon the benches.
    Book 15 (99% in)
  • Then wise Penelope answered him: 'Eurymachus, surely my excellence, both of face and form, the gods destroyed in the day when the Argives embarked for Ilios, and with them went my lord Odysseus.
    Book 18 (59% in)
  • Then wise Penelope answered him, and said: 'Stranger, surely my excellence, both of face and form, the gods destroyed, in the day when the Argives embarked for Ilios, and with them went my lord Odysseus.
    Book 19 (22% in)

There are no more uses of "embark" in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

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