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

16 uses
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Definition
for that reason (what follows is so because of what was just said)
  • The taste and the literary habits of each age demand different qualities in poetry, and therefore a different sort of rendering of Homer.
    Prefaces (4% in)
  • Lotus-land, therefore, being ten days' sail from Malea, was well over the limit of the discovered world.
    Introduction (23% in)
  • Therefore no more do I put faith in tidings, whencesoever they may come, neither have I regard unto any divination, whereof my mother may inquire at the lips of a diviner, when she hath bidden him to the hall.
    Book 1 (93% in)
  • Howbeit he is younger and mine own equal in years, therefore to thee first will I give the golden chalice.'
    Book 3 (10% in)
  • Therefore I will make exchange of the presents, as I may.
    Book 4 (73% in)
  • Therefore I led them back to the ships weeping, and sore against their will, and dragged them beneath the benches, and bound them in the hollow barques.
    Book 9 (17% in)
  • My friends, lo, now we know not where is the place of darkness or of dawning, nor where the Sun, that gives light to men, goes beneath the earth, nor where he rises; therefore let us advise us speedily if any counsel yet may be: as for me, I deem there is none.
    Book 10 (35% in)
  • Behold, the night is of great length, unspeakable, and the time for sleep in the hall is not yet; tell me therefore of those wondrous deeds.
    Book 11 (58% in)
  • 'Then I spake among my company with a heavy heart: "Friends, forasmuch as it is not well that one or two alone should know of the oracles that Circe, the fair goddess, spake unto me, therefore will I declare them, that with foreknowledge we may die, or haply shunning death and destiny escape.
    Book 12 (34% in)
  • Come now, therefore, let us all give ear to do according to my word.
    Book 12 (47% in)
  • Therefore would my lord have rewarded me greatly, had he grown old at home.
    Book 14 (13% in)
  • Then the steadfast goodly Odysseus spake to him again: 'My friend, forasmuch as thou gainsayest utterly, and sayest that henceforth he will not come again, and thine heart is ever slow to believe, therefore will I tell thee not lightly but with an oath, that Odysseus shall return.
    Book 14 (29% in)
  • Therefore it was that Odysseus went to receive the splendid gifts.
    Book 19 (69% in)
  • Then Odysseus of many counsels answered him saying: 'Neatherd, seeing thou art not like to an evil man or a foolish, and of myself I mark how that thou hast gotten understanding of heart, therefore I will tell thee somewhat, and swear a great oath to confirm it.
    Book 20 (58% in)
  • Come therefore, delay not the issue with excuses, nor hold much longer aloof from the drawing of the bow, that we may see the thing that is to be.
    Book 21 (26% in)
  • Come therefore, give me the polished bow, that in your presence I may prove my hands and strength, whether I have yet any force such as once was in my supple limbs, or whether my wanderings and needy fare have even now destroyed it.'
    Book 21 (65% in)

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

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