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  • noun Plural form of Iliad.

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Examples

  • Truth, but may be really true: For Horace, he does indeed call the Iliads

    Epistle to a Friend Concerning Poetry (1700) and the Essay on Heroic Poetry (second edition, 1697)

  • When you come to see that the Iliad is as great a gift to the race as the doings of Achilles, that the Iliads are more significant than the doings they celebrate, you will cease to classify men into doers and singers.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • Most scholars believe them a purely mnemonic device for inventories and goods received – but I like to imagine alien Iliads bound up in those intellectually Gordian knots.

    Texture : A.E. Stallings : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • Tacitus, he made history and he wrote it, his bulletins are Iliads, he combined the cipher of Newton with the metaphor of Mahomet, he left behind him in the East words as great as the pyramids, at Tilsit he taught

    Les Miserables

  • So how many Kindles, Iliads, Sony and ereader devices have been sold?

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • So how many Kindles, Iliads, Sony and ereader devices have been sold?

    So Who Would You Place Your Money On?

  • Homer's Iliads and Odysseys without book, ut in virum bonum evaderet, as well to make him a good and honest man, as to avoid idleness.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • What they do, is done only because they are overpowered by the humanities that speak on all sides; and they consent to such labor as is open to them, though to their lofty dream the writing of Iliads or Hamlets, or the building of cities or empires seems drudgery.

    The Transcendentalist

  • Iliads have just as many syllables as the first and last of his

    Symposiacs

  • Iliads have just as many syllables as the first and last of his

    Essays and Miscellanies

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