Sentence Examples

  • Quarrel of Achilles with Agamemnon and the Greek army - Agamemnon, having been compelled to give up his prize Chryseis, takes Briseis from Achilles - Thereupon Achilles appeals to his mother Thetis, who obtains from Zeus a promise that he will give victory to the Trojans until the Greeks pay due honour to her son - Meanwhile Achilles takes no part in the war.
  • Agamemnon is persuaded by a dream sent from Zeus to take the field with all his forces.
  • Agamemnon sends an embassy by night, offering Achilles restitution and full amends - Achilles refuses.
  • Another splice was made, to be followed, after the " Agamemnon " had paid out about 40 m., by another break.
  • Again the ships returned to the rendezvous and made another splice, and again there was a break after the " Agamemnon " had paid out 146 m., and then the " Agamemnon," after again returning to the meeting-place in the vain hope that the " Niagara " might have returned there also, made for Queenstown, where she found her consort had arrived nearly a week previously.

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