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An Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek and Roman Mythology

By: James Hampton Belton

...per ́-se)........................................................................................................................................288 Persephone (per-sef ́-o-ne) [Proserpine]................................................................................................288 Perseus (per ́-suce)...................................................................

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Second April

By: Edna Saint Vincent Millay

................................................................ 33 PRAYER TO PERSEPHONE ................................................................... ... home, Uptorn by desperate fingers long ago, Reluctant even as she, Undone Persephone, 30 Second April And even as she set out again to grow In twili... ...s loam). She will love well,” I said, “The flowers of the dead; Where dark Persephone the winter round, Uncomforted for home, uncomforted, Lacking a s... ... P O P O PERSEP ERSEP ERSEP ERSEP ERSEPHONE HONE HONE HONE HONE Be to her, Persephone, All the things I might not be; Take her head upon your knee. Sh... ...d free, She that had no need of me, Is a little lonely child Lost in Hell,—Persephone, Take her head upon your knee; Say to her, “My dear, my dear, It... ...17 As to some lovely temple, tenantless 41 Aye, but she? 29 B Be to her, Persephone, 34 Boys and girls that held her dear, 36 Butterflies are whit...

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The Meno

By: Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

...hat a man ought to live always in per fect holiness. ‘For in the ninth year Persephone sends the souls of those from whom she has re ceived the pena...

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Twilight in Italy

By: D. H. Lawrence

... angels embracing in the heavens, like Eurydice in the arms of Orpheus, or Persephone embraced by Pluto? Where is the supreme ecstasy in mankind, whic...

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The Argonautica

By: Apollonius Rhodius

... died there upon the sea beach. And for a time they went no fur ther, for Persephone herself sent forth the spirit of Actor’s son which craved with m...

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The Poems

By: George Meredith

...ky splendour, like the Hadean brows, When with Elysian passion they behold Persephone’s complacent hueless cheeks. Soon gathering strength and lustre,... ...ye or loaded bee. Strain we the arms for Memory’s hours, We are the seized Persephone. Responsive never to the soft desire For one prized tune is this...

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The Odyssey of Homer

By: Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744

... 156 The Odyssey of Homer Within, irradiate with prophetic light; To whom Persephone, entire and whole, Gave to retain the unseparated soul: The rest...

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Hesiod the Homeric Hymns and Homerica

By: Hugh G. Evelyn White

...ly in the MS. discov- ered by Matthiae at Moscow, describes the seizure of Persephone by Hades, the grief of Demeter, her stay at Eleusis, and her ven... ...ance on gods and men by causing famine. In the end Zeus is forced to bring Persephone back from the lower world; but the goddess, by the contriving of... ...he echoing halls of the god of the lower-world, strong Hades, and of awful Persephone. A fearful hound guards the house in front, piti- less, and he h... ...urs whomsoever he catches going out of the gates of strong Hades and awful Persephone. 85 Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica (ll. 775-806) And t... ...lso he came to the bed of all-nourishing Demeter, and she bare white-armed Persephone whom Aidoneus carried off from her mother; but wise Zeus gave he... ...7). (21) The crocus was to attract Europa, as in the very similar story of Persephone: cp. “Homeric Hymns” ii. lines 8 ff. (22) Apollodorus of Athens ... ...d giver of good gifts, what god of heaven or what mortal man has rapt away Persephone and pierced with sorrow your dear heart? For I heard her voice, ... ... so that having won over Hades with soft words, he might lead forth chaste Persephone to the light from the misty gloom to join the gods, and that her... ...ark-haired Hades, ruler over the departed, father Zeus bids me bring noble Persephone forth from Erebus unto the gods, that her mother may see her wit...

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A Room with a View

By: E. M. Forster

...oubt had touched him; he was Phaethon in Tuscany driving a cab. And it was Persephone whom he asked leave to pick up on the way, saying that she was h... ... whom he asked leave to pick up on the way, saying that she was his sister—Persephone, tall and slender and pale, returning with the Spring to her mot... ...y in his seat. Phaethon, who for some time had been endeavour- ing to kiss Persephone, had just succeeded. A little scene ensued, which, as Miss Bartl... ...he dis- play had ceased. Why should he appeal to Lucy? “Signorina!” echoed Persephone in her glorious contralto. She pointed at the other carriage. Wh... ...other carriage. Why? For a moment the two girls looked at each other. Then Persephone got down from the box. “Victory at last!” said Mr. Eager, smitin... ...sage that Lucy had received five days before from the lips of a dying man. Persephone, who spends half her life in the grave—she could interpret it al...

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The Amazing Marriage

By: George Meredith

... point of new and warmer light, one has the vision of her. Or something of Persephone rising to greet her mother, when our beam of day first melts thr...

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The Republic

By: Plato

...o mind at all! Again of Tiresias: — [To him even after death did Persephone grant mind,] that he alone should be wise; but the oth...

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Master Francis Rabelais Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel

By: Thomas Urquhart

...sions, blessed himself, and cried out, Mahon, Demiourgon, Megaera, Alecto, Persephone! ‘slife, catch me here when he comes! I am gone! ‘sdeath, what a...

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