[Ads-l] battlelust

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Mar 19 06:01:12 UTC 2016


On Sat, Mar 19, 2016 at 1:34 AM, Benjamin Barrett <mail.barretts at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Battlelust is not on the Oxford Dictionary site or in Wiktionary. Google =
> Books has a lusty samples of uses. Not surprisingly, it appears to be =
> used primarily in fantasy.
>

Have you looked under _battle lust_/battle-lust_?

The Iliad of Homer: Books 1-12 - Page 272
https://books.google.com/books?id=89k4AQAAMAAJ
1886
There left they the dead, having utterly quelled their _battle-lust_.
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-Wilson
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All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
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