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

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to stop someone (without their forewarning) to attack them or to talk
  • But when now that ancient one of the magic arts was aweary, then at last he questioned me and spake unto me, saying: ' "Which of the gods was it, son of Atreus, that aided thee with his counsel, that thou mightest waylay and take me perforce?
    Book 4 (55% in)

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