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

5 uses
  • I besought her aid, and she proved to be of an excellent disposition, much more so than could be expected from so young a person—for young people are apt to be thoughtless.
    Book 7 (85% in)
  • At first she would have nothing to do with his wicked scheme, for she was of a good natural disposition; (endnote 30) moreover there was a bard with her, to whom Agamemnon had given strict orders on setting out for Troy, that he was to keep guard over his wife; but when heaven had counselled her destruction, Aegisthus carried this bard off to a desert island and left him there for crows and seagulls to batten upon—after which she went willingly enough to the house of Aegisthus.
    Book 3 (53% in)
  • I know there are many people going about who tell such plausible stories that it is very hard to see through them, but there is a style about your language which assures me of your good disposition.
    Book 11 (58% in)
  • He was the son of Nisus, who was son to king Aretias, and he was foremost among all the suitors from the wheat-growing and well grassed island of Dulichium; his conversation, moreover, was more agreeable to Penelope than that of any of the other suitors, for he was a man of good natural disposition.
    Book 16 (83% in)
  • My parents are putting great pressure upon me, and my son chafes at the ravages the suitors are making upon his estate, for he is now old enough to understand all about it and is perfectly able to look after his own affairs, for heaven has blessed him with an excellent disposition.
    Book 19 (27% in)

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

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