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

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Definition
attractive — especially of a woman
  • He bound his sandals on to his comely feet, girded his sword about his shoulder, and left his room looking like an immortal god.
    Book 2 (1% in)
  • Minerva endowed him with a presence of such divine comeliness that all marvelled at him as he went by, and when he took his place in his father's seat even the oldest councillors made way for him.
    Book 2 (3% in)
  • He bound his sandals on to his comely feet, girded his sword about his shoulders, and left his room looking like an immortal god.
    Book 4 (36% in)
  • When she reached her father's house she drew up at the gateway, and her brothers—comely as the gods—gathered round her, took the mules out of the waggon, and carried the clothes into the house, while she went to her own room, where an old servant, Eurymedusa of Apeira, lit the fire for her.
    Book 7 (1% in)
  • Then Minerva came up to him disguised as a young shepherd of delicate and princely mien, with a good cloak folded double about her shoulders; she had sandals on her comely feet and held a javelin in her hand.
    Book 13 (52% in)
  • There happened to be a Phoenician woman in my father's house, very tall and comely, and an excellent servant; these scoundrels got hold of her one day when she was washing near their ship, seduced her, and cajoled her in ways that no woman can resist, no matter how good she may be by nature.
    Book 15 (74% in)
  • Minerva endowed him with a presence of such divine comeliness that all marvelled at him as he went by, and the suitors gathered round him with fair words in their mouths and malice in their hearts; but he avoided them, and went to sit with Mentor, Antiphus, and Halitherses, old friends of his father's house, and they made him tell them all that had happened to him.
    Book 17 (10% in)
  • He girded his sword about his shoulder, bound his sandals on to his comely feet, and took a doughty spear with a point of sharpened bronze; then he went to the threshold of the cloister and said to Euryclea, "Nurse, did you make the stranger comfortable both as regards bed and board, or did you let him shift for himself?
    Book 20 (34% in)
  • Meanwhile Ulysses, as long as his arrows lasted, had been shooting the suitors one by one, and they fell thick on one another: when his arrows gave out, he set the bow to stand against the end wall of the house by the door post, and hung a shield four hides thick about his shoulders; on his comely head he set his helmet, well wrought with a crest of horse-hair that nodded menacingly above it, (endnote 168) and he grasped two redoubtable bronze-shod spears.
    Book 22 (24% in)

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

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