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

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Definition
unlucky or unfortunate — often making others feel pity
  • His daughter it is that holds the hapless man in sorrow: and ever with soft and guileful tales she is wooing him to forgetfulness of Ithaca.
    Prefaces (44% in)
  • But my heart is rent for wise Odysseus, the hapless one, who far from his friends this long while suffereth affliction in a sea-girt isle, where is the navel of the sea, a woodland isle, and therein a goddess hath her habitation, the daughter of the wizard Atlas, who knows the depths of every sea, and himself upholds the tall pillars which keep earth and sky asunder.
    Prefaces (42% in)

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

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