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

3 uses
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Definition
to think deeply or carefully about something
  • She went to Marathon (endnote 59) and to the spacious streets of Athens, where she entered the abode of Erechtheus; but Ulysses went on to the house of Alcinous, and he pondered much as he paused a while before reaching the threshold of bronze, for the splendour of the palace was like that of the sun or moon.
    Book 7 (22% in)
  • Ulysses was left in the cloister, pondering on the means whereby with Minerva's help he might be able to kill the suitors.
    Book 19 (1% in)
  • There he lay in his bed till morning, while Ulysses was left in the cloister pondering on the means whereby with Minerva's help he might be able to kill the suitors.
    Book 19 (8% in)

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

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