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Mr. Gladstone dwells much on the relation of Homer to Christianity.

Then, one night, I heard a man recite some of the lines of Homer.

People will love my book, because they love the stories of Homer.

Let me make you acquainted with my friend, Mr. Smith, and my friend, Mr. Homer.

The telegram was signed by Homer and by Barrett, the superintendent of police at Rouen.

When he was seventy-two, he began his translation of Homer, which occupied him for six years.

Homer pictures the youths and the maidens pressing the vines together.

Homer and Shakespeare, Goethe and Dante are clearly not of it.

Yes, but could this ever have happened if Homer had really been the educator of Hellas?

And I can hardly be mistaken in saying that sweet sauces are nowhere mentioned in Homer.

WORD ORIGIN

name of the supposed author of the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey," from Latin Homerus, from Greek Homeros. The name first occurs in a fragment of Hesiod. It is identical to Greek homeros "hostage," also "blind" (connecting notion is "going with a companion").

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