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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:365
AUTHOR:Homer (c. 700 B.C.)
QUOTATION:It is not right to glory in the slain.
ATTRIBUTION:HOMER, The Odyssey of Homer, trans. George H. Palmer, book 22, line 412, p. 288 (1929).

  Another translation is: “It isn’t right to gloat over the dead.”—Homer’s Odyssey, trans. Denison B. Hull, p. 252 (1978).
SUBJECTS:Death
WORKS:Homer Collection
 
 
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