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

5 uses
  • You must be descended from a line of sceptre-bearing kings, for poor people do not have such sons as you are.
    Book 4 (8% in)
  • They both descend originally from Neptune, who was father to Nausithous by Periboea, a woman of great beauty.
    Book 7 (15% in)
  • He was descended from Melampus, who used to live in Pylos, the land of sheep; he was rich and owned a great house, but he was driven into exile by the great and powerful king Neleus.
    Book 15 (39% in)
  • As we descend to Trapani, Marettimo appears to sink on to the top of the island of Levanzo, behind which it disappears.
    Footnotes (29% in)
  • The two Sirens doubtless were, as their name suggests, the whistling gusts, or avalanches of air that at times descend without a moment's warning from the two lofty mountains of Salinas—as also from all high points in the neighbourhood.
    Footnotes (60% in)

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

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