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

7 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
presumption of innocence
Definition
to think of something as true or likely, even though it is not known with certainty
  • ...that have arisen round the "Iliad" since Wolf's time, without keeping it well before his reader's mind that the "Odyssey" was demonstrably written from one single neighbourhood, and hence (even though nothing else pointed to this conclusion) presumably by one person only—that it was written certainly before 750, and in all probability before 1000 B.C.—that the writer of this very early poem was demonstrably familiar with the "Iliad" as we now have it, borrowing as freely from those...
    Prefaces (55% in)
  • The catalogue in the "Iliad," which the writer is here presumably following, makes the same mistake ("Il." ii.
    Footnotes (20% in)

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

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exact meaning not specified
  • Endnote 172: I presume it was intended that there should be a hook driven into the bearing-post.
    Footnotes (93% in)
  • Is he in Orchomenus, or at Pylos, or is he at Sparta with Menelaus—for I presume that he is still living.'
    Book 11 (72% in)
  • I presume "middle" means "middle between the two Greek-speaking countries of Asia Minor and Sicily, with South Italy"; for that parts of Sicily and also large parts, though not the whole of South Italy, were inhabited by Greek-speaking races centuries before the Dorian colonisations can hardly be doubted.
    Footnotes (3% in)
  • Megapenthes in bk. xv. seems to be still a bachelor: the presumption therefore is that bk. xv. was written before the story of his marriage here given.
    Footnotes (19% in)
  • It is clear from the text that there were two [caves] not one, but some one has enclosed in brackets the two lines in which the second cave is mentioned, I presume because he found himself puzzled by having a second cave sprung upon him when up to this point he had only been told of one.
    Footnotes (69% in)

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

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