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It is entirely seemly for a young man killed in battle to lie mangled by the bronze spear. In his death all things appear fair. But when dogs shame the gray head and gray chin and nakedness of an old man killed, it is the most piteous thing that happens among wretched mortals.

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Homer

a base hit on which the batter scores a run ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC) an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs United States painter best known for his seascapes (1836-1910) pigeon trained to return home

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совершенно очевидно, что молодой человек, погибший в бою, лежит, покалеченный бронзовым копьем. в его смерти все кажется справедливым. но когда собаки стыдят серую голову, серый подбородок и наготу убитого старика, это самое жалкое происшествие среди несчастных смертных.

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