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1  In our councils of war before Troy he was always first to speak, and his judgement was unerring.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XI
2  I have been so much buffeted about in war and by sea that I am case-hardened, and this too may go with the rest.
The Odyssey By Homer
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3  Henceforth, therefore, there was war between mankind and the centaurs, but he brought it upon himself through his own drunkenness.
The Odyssey By Homer
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4  About his breast there was a wondrous golden belt adorned in the most marvellous fashion with bears, wild boars, and lions with gleaming eyes; there was also war, battle, and death.
The Odyssey By Homer
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5  The alarm was soon carried to the city, and when they heard the war cry, the people came out at daybreak till the plain was filled with horsemen and foot soldiers and with the gleam of armour.
The Odyssey By Homer
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6  Mars and Minerva made me doughty in war; when I had picked my men to surprise the enemy with an ambuscade I never gave death so much as a thought, but was the first to leap forward and spear all whom I could overtake.
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7  This man had been looking out for a whole year to make sure that Agamemnon did not give him the slip and prepare war; when, therefore, this man saw Agamemnon go by, he went and told Aegisthus, who at once began to lay a plot for him.
The Odyssey By Homer
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8  These were more in number, and stronger, and they were more skilled in the art of war, for they could fight, either from chariots or on foot as the occasion served; in the morning, therefore, they came as thick as leaves and bloom in summer, and the hand of heaven was against us, so that we were hard pressed.
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