Created by Sreeja Jijith at 22 Sep 2011 13:46 and updated at 22 Sep 2011 13:46


ild.02 Would, by Father Jove, Minerva, and Apollo, that I had among them Ten more such councillors, for the city of King Priam would then soon fall beneath our hands, and we should sack it.
ild.02 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 who were the chiefs and princes of the Danaans? As for the common soldiers, they were so that I could not name every single one of them though I had Ten tongues, and though my voice failed not and my heart were of Bronze within me, unless you, O Olympian Muses, daughters of aegis bearing Jove, were to recount them to me.
ild.02 These had four leaders, and each of them had Ten ships, with many Epeans on board.
ild.04 You are glad enough then to take your fill of roast meats and to drink wine as long as you please, whereas now you would not care though you saw Ten columns of Achaeans engage the enemy in front of you.
ild.05 Mars roared as loudly as Nine or Ten thousand men in the thick of a fight, and the Achaeans and Trojans were struck with panic, so terrible was the cry he raised.
ild.07 The son of Jason freighted them with Ten thousand measures of wine, which he sent specially to the sons of Atreus, Agamemnon and Menelaus.
ild.08 It will take them all Ten years to heal the wounds my lightning shall inflict upon them; my grey eyed daughter will then learn what quarrelling with her father means.
ild.08 It will take you all Ten years to heal the wounds his lightning will inflict upon you, that you may learn, grey eyed Goddess, what quarrelling with your father means.
ild.09 I will give him Seven tripods that have never yet been on the fire, and Ten talents of Gold.
ild.09 He will give you Seven tripods that have never yet been on the fire, and Ten talents of Gold; Twenty Iron cauldrons, and Twelve strong Horses that have won races and carried off prizes.
ild.09 He may offer me Ten or even Twenty times what he has now done, nay not though it be all that he has in the world, both now or ever shall have; he may promise me the wealth of Orchomenus or of Egyptian Thebes, which is the richest city in the whole world, for it has a hundred gates through each of which two hundred men may drive at once with their Chariots and Horses; he may offer me gifts as the sands of the sea or the dust of the plain in multitude, but even so he shall not move me till I have been revenged in full for the bitter wrong he has done me.
ild.11 It had Ten courses of dark cyanus, twelve of Gold, and Ten of tin.
ild.11 He took moreover the richly dight shield that covered his body when he was in battle fair to see, with Ten circles of Bronze running all round see, wit it.
ild.12 My good friend, if, when we were once out of this fight, we could escape old age and death thenceforward and for ever, I should neither press forward myself nor bid you do so, but death in Ten thousand shapes hangs ever over our heads, and no man can elude him; therefore let us go forward and either win glory for ourselves, or yield it to another.
ild.14 The voice that came from his deep chest was as that of Nine or Ten thousand men when they are shouting in the thick of a fight, and it put fresh courage into the hearts of the Achaeans to wage war and do battle without ceasing.
ild.19 Ulysses weighed out the Ten talents of Gold and then led the way back, while the young Achaeans brought the rest of the gifts, and laid them in the middle of the assembly.
ild.22 Achilles glared at him and answered, Dog", talk not to me neither of knees nor parents; would that I could be as sure of being able to cut your flesh into pieces and eat it raw, for the ill have done me, as I am that nothing shall save you from the Dogs it shall not be, though they bring Ten or Twenty fold ransom and weigh it out for me on the spot, with promise of yet more hereafter.
ild.23 Achilles next offered a prize of Iron for archery Ten double edged axes and Ten with single eddies: he set up a ship s mast, some way off upon the sands, and with a fine string tied a Pigeon to it by the foot; this was what they were to aim at.
ild.23 Meriones, therefore, took all Ten double edged axes, while Teucer bore off the single edged ones to his ships.
ild.24 He weighed out Ten talents of gold, and brought moreover two burnished tripods, four cauldrons, and a very beautiful cup which the Thracians had given him when he had gone to them on an embassy; it was very precious, but he grudged not even this, so eager was he to ransom the body of his son.

Arise Greece! from thy silent sleep, 2000 years long it is! Forget not, thy ancient culture, beautiful and marvelous it is!

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