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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 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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