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

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Definition
to tell someone they have done wrong — sometimes in a gentle way to encourage better behavior
  • Thus he chided with his heart, and checked it into endurance, but he tossed about as one who turns a paunch full of blood and fat in front of a hot fire, doing it first on one side and then on the other, that he may get it cooked as soon as possible, even so did he turn himself about from side to side, thinking all the time how, single handed as he was, he should contrive to kill so large a body of men as the wicked suitors.
    Book 20 (6% in)
  • This passage is not given in the abridged Story of the "Odyssey" at the beginning of the book, but in the Translation it occurs in these words: "Thus he chided with his heart, and checked it into endurance, but he tossed about as one who turns a paunch full of blood and fat in front of a hot fire, doing it first on one side then on the other, that he may get it cooked as soon as possible; even so did he turn himself about from side to side, thinking all the time how, singlehanded as he...
    Prefaces (89% in)
  • Telemachus answered, "Antinous, do not chide with me, but, god willing, I will be chief too if I can.
    Book 1 (87% in)
  • "Madam," answered Ulysses, "who on the face of the whole earth can dare to chide with you?
    Book 19 (17% in)

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

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