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

16 uses
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1  —6 uses as in:
Is she disposed to help?
Definition
inclined (with a tendency to; or in the mood to)
  • He also set a fair table with a basket of victuals by his side, and a cup of wine from which he might drink whenever he was so disposed.
    Book 8 (12% in)
disposed = inclined (in the mood)
  • He, then, plainly and in all honesty addressed them thus: "Hear me, men of Ithaca, I hope that you may never have a kind and well-disposed ruler any more, nor one who will govern you equitably; I hope that all your chiefs henceforward may be cruel and unjust, for there is not one of you but has forgotten Ulysses, who ruled you as though he were your father.
    Book 2 (53% in)
  • "Father Jove," said she, "and all you other gods that live in everlasting bliss, I hope there may never be such a thing as a kind and well-disposed ruler any more, nor one who will govern equitably.
    Book 5 (2% in)
  • To this Nausicaa answered, "Stranger, you appear to be a sensible, well-disposed person.
    Book 6 (56% in)
  • Then Alcinous said to one of the servants, "Pontonous, mix a cup of wine and hand it round that we may make drink-offerings to Jove the lord of thunder, who is the protector of all well-disposed suppliants."
    Book 7 (52% in)
  • "Stockman," answered Ulysses, "you seem to be a very well-disposed person, and I can see that you are a man of sense.
    Book 20 (59% in)

There are no more uses of "dispose" flagged with this meaning in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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  • Say which you are disposed to do—to side with the suitors, or with Ulysses?
    Book 21 (46% in)
  • As for any present you may be disposed to make me, keep it till I come again, and I will take it home with me.
    Book 1 (72% in)
  • "My friend," said Nestor, "now that you remind me, I remember to have heard that your mother has many suitors, who are ill disposed towards you and are making havoc of your estate.
    Book 3 (42% in)
  • One can soon see when a man is son to one whom heaven has blessed both as regards wife and offspring—and it has blessed Nestor from first to last all his days, giving him a green old age in his own house, with sons about him who are both well disposed and valiant.
    Book 4 (25% in)
  • As for any present you may be disposed to make me, I had rather that it should be a piece of plate.
    Book 4 (71% in)
  • ...he, "it is not creditable to you that a stranger should be seen sitting among the ashes of your hearth; every one is waiting to hear what you are about to say; tell him, then, to rise and take a seat on a stool inlaid with silver, and bid your servants mix some wine and water that we may make a drink offering to Jove the lord of thunder, who takes all well disposed suppliants under his protection; and let the housekeeper give him some supper, of whatever there may be in the house."
    Book 7 (48% in)
  • "My friend," said he, "you are the first person whom I have met with in this country; I salute you, therefore, and beg you to be well disposed towards me.
    Book 13 (53% in)
  • "I hope, Eumaeus," said he, "that Jove will be as well disposed towards you as I am, for the respect you are showing to an outcast like myself."
    Book 14 (82% in)
  • As soon as you get to Ithaca send your ship and men on to the town, but yourself go straight to the swineherd who has charge of your pigs; he is well disposed towards you, stay with him, therefore, for the night, and then send him to Penelope to tell her that you have got back safe from Pylos.
    Book 15 (8% in)
  • Penelope was moved still more deeply as she heard the indisputable proofs that Ulysses laid before her; and when she had again found relief in tears she said to him, "Stranger, I was already disposed to pity you, but henceforth you shall be honoured and made welcome in my house.
    Book 19 (43% in)

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

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