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beget
used in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

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Definition
to cause something — especially to make children
  • She is in love with Mars, who is handsome and clean built, whereas I am a cripple—but my parents are to blame for that, not I; they ought never to have begotten me.
    Book 8 (53% in)
  • "On this he lifted up his hands to the firmament of heaven and prayed, saying, 'Hear me, great Neptune; if I am indeed your own true begotten son, grant that Ulysses may never reach his home alive; or if he must get back to his friends at last, let him do so late and in sore plight after losing all his men [let him reach his home in another man's ship and find trouble in his house.
    Book 9 (94% in)

There are no more uses of "beget" in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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