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

4 uses
  • As for the day time, he spent it on the rocks and on the sea shore, weeping, crying aloud for his despair, and always looking out upon the sea.
    Book 5 (31% in)
  • I was looking at once after both ship and men, and in a moment I saw their hands and feet ever so high above me, struggling in the air as Scylla was carrying them off, and I heard them call out my name in one last despairing cry.
    Book 12 (55% in)
  • The men were in despair at this, and Eurylochus at once gave me an insolent answer.
    Book 12 (60% in)
  • I wish Diana would let me die so sweetly now at this very moment, that I might no longer waste in despair for the loss of my dear husband, who possessed every kind of good quality and was the most distinguished man among the Achaeans.
    Book 18 (48% in)

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

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