Quotes from “The Iliad” by Homer

Aida Shareepkhan
Aida Shareepkhanhas quoted6 months ago
You devour your people, for you are king over a feeble folk; otherwise, son of Atreus, henceforward you would insult no man.
Naujyc Iezzi
Naujyc Iezzihas quotedlast month
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Omkareshwar Mishra
Omkareshwar Mishrahas quotedlast month
Achilles answered, "Most noble son of Atreus, covetous beyond all mankind, how shall the Achaeans find you another prize? We have no common store from which to take one. Those we took from the cities ha
Aida Shareepkhan
Aida Shareepkhanhas quoted6 months ago
it will be much better for me to return home with my ships, for I will not stay here dishonoured to gather gold and substance for you."
Aida Shareepkhan
Aida Shareepkhanhas quoted6 months ago
Never when the Achaeans sack any rich city of the Trojans do I receive so good a prize as you do, though it is my hands that do the better part of the fighting. When the sharing comes, your share is far the largest, and I, forsooth, must go back to my ships, take what I can get and be thankful, when my labour of fighting is done
Aida Shareepkhan
Aida Shareepkhanhas quoted6 months ago
Trojans for your shameless self and for Menelaus. You forget this, and threaten to rob me of the prize for which I have toiled, and which the sons of the Achaeans have given me
laam
laamhas quotedlast year
Achilles, valiant though you be, you shall not thus outwit me. You shall not overreach and you shall not persuade me. Are you to keep your own prize, while I sit tamely under my loss and give up the girl at your bidding?
laam
laamhas quotedlast year
Achilles, loved of heaven, you bid me tell you about the anger of King Apollo, I will therefore do so; but consider first and swear that you will stand by me heartily in word and deed, for I know that I shall offend one who rules the Argives with might, to whom all the Achaeans are in subjection. A plain man cannot stand against the anger of a king, who if he swallow his displeasure now, will yet nurse revenge till he has wreaked it. Consider, therefore, whether or no you will protect me.
laam
laamhas quotedlast year
Most noble son of Atreus, covetous beyond all mankind, how shall the Achaeans find you another prize?
Jan No
Jan Nohas quotedlast year
words came driving from his deep chest like winter snow before the wind, then there was none to touch him, and no man thought further of what he looked like
Jan No
Jan Nohas quotedlast year
She found her in her own room, working at a great web of purple linen, on which she was embroidering the battles between Trojans and Achaeans, that Mars had made them fight for her sake.
Jan No
Jan Nohas quotedlast year
Of the men, Ajax, son of Telamon, was much the foremost so long as Achilles' anger lasted, for Achilles excelled him greatly and he had also better horses
Jan No
Jan Nohas quotedlast year
Of the horses, those of the son of Pheres were by far the finest.
Jan No
Jan Nohas quotedlast year
Who, then, O Muse, was the foremost, whether man or horse, among those that followed after the sons of Atreus?
Jan No
Jan Nohas quotedlast year
And now, O Muses, dwellers in the mansions of Olympus, tell me—for you are goddesses and are in all places so that you see all things, while we know nothing but by report
Jan No
Jan Nohas quotedlast year
Then, when he had eaten both the sparrow and her young, the god who had sent him made him become a sign; for the son of scheming Saturn turned him into stone
Jan No
Jan Nohas quotedlast year
Such is the will of Jove, who has laid many a proud city in the dust, as he will yet lay others, for his power is above all.
Jan No
Jan Nohas quotedlast year
while among them ran Wildfire Rumour, messenger of Jove, urging them ever to the fore
Jan No
Jan Nohas quotedlast year
send a lying dream to King Agamemnon; so he called one to him and said to it, "Lying Dream, go to the ships of the Achaeans, into the tent of Agamemnon, and say to him word for word as I now bid you
Maja Jørgensen
Maja Jørgensenhas quoted2 years ago
the shades of death, with fate that no man can withstand, came over his eyes.
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