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

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food or something else that supports or strengthens the body or spirit; or the support provided
  • She took me in, and with all care she cherished me and gave me sustenance, and said that she would make me to know not death nor age for all my days; but never did she win my heart within me.
    Book 7 (74% in)
  • Only I doubt that in the foot race some of the Phaeacians may outstrip me, for I have been shamefully broken in many waters, seeing that there was no continual sustenance on board; wherefore my knees are loosened.'
    Book 8 (40% in)

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

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