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 Il’iad (3 syl.).Ilk. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Il’iad of Ills (An).
 
Il’ias malo’rum (Cicero: Ad Atticum, viii. 11). A number of evils falling simultaneously; there is scarce a calamity in the whole catalogue of human ills that finds not mention in the Iliad, hence the Homeric poem was the fountain of classic tragedy.   1
 


 Il’iad (3 syl.).Ilk. 

 
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