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- adjective Not
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Having made this "uncowardly," chivalrous, and romantic distinction between his two kinds of property -- yielding Briseis, but threatening murder if aught else belonging to him be touched -- Achilles goes and orders his friend Patroclus to take the young woman from the tent and give her to the king.
Most men would have been furious at the disrespectful manner of their son, but Raften was as insensitive as he was uncowardly.