- the chief suitor of Penelope, killed by Odysseus upon his return from Troy.
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Antinous refers to it (l. 259) and proposes to defer the contest on that account.Homer's Odyssey
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Antinous might lift his brow, and tell us why he is forever sad.The Marble Faun, Volume I.
"That you certainly ought not to do," said Antinous, beseechingly.
Antinous, you are wiser than I. Let us leave the future to the future.
"I have never yet been able to keep still for any artist," said Antinous.