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Second April

By: Edna Saint Vincent Millay

...ours, not yours; to you she owes not breath, Mother of Song, being sown of Zeus upon a dream of Death). Fearing to pass unvisited some place And later...

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The Poems

By: George Meredith

...e trusted to thy mighty depths of old, – I vow to sacrifice the first whom Zeus Shall prompt to hail us from the white seashore And welcome our return... ...e T o torturous grief and penance, that assailed The sky-throned courts of Zeus, and climbing, dared For once in a world the Olympic wrath, and braved... ...,’ ‘Save me,’ though thou hearest not. And O thou Sacrifice, foredoomed by Zeus; Even now the dark inexorable deed Is dealing its relentless stroke, a... ...gs In light, and then the fancy sings. 216 PHOEBUS WITH ADMETUS I When by Zeus relenting the mandate was revoked, Sentencing to exile the bright Sun-... ...t to awful Hades had been soft, for now must I go With the curse by father Zeus cast on ambition immoderate. Oh, my sisters! Thou, my Goddess, in who... ...isters! Father, save me! Hither, succour me, Cypria!’ Now a wail of men to Zeus rang: from Olympus the Thunderer Saw the rage of the havoc wide-mouth... ...the ultimate shock. T o the bolt he launched, ‘Strike dead, thou,’ uttered Zeus, very terrible; ‘Perish folly, else ’tis man’s fate’; and the bolt fle... ...k; ay, verify now do the sons of Achaia, Guardian hands of the counsels of Zeus, pronouncing the judgement, 480 Hold it aloft; so now unto thee shall... ...ray; and among them King Agamemnon, He, for his eyes and his head, as when Zeus glows glad in his thunder, He with the girdle of Ares, he with the bre...

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Dancing with Fate : Song of the Muses

By: Hywela Lyn

... normally as smooth and clear as the polished black marble of the great throne of Zeus. “Only if you return to impart these skills once more; much ... ...e form of a mortal.” “What—give up my immortality?” “No, not give it up. I doubt Zeus would allow Dancing With Fate 5 that, nor would you wan... ... With Fate 5 that, nor would you want it from the expression on your face. No, Zeus and I have discussed the matter and feel you should pretend ... ...your dear sisters farewell, before you take your leave of your mother and myself. Zeus will facilitate your departure and instruct the Horai to all... ...ged horse might give away the fact that you are not mortal, don’t you think? Also, Zeus might be unwilling to loan his favorite steed, even to one ... ...ill, muddy water, and she was powerless to turn back, or even to move any more. Zeus, oh, Father, please help me...don’t desert me now. For the ... ...f foretelling. Was her mind so clouded by love she could see nothing else, or had Zeus simply deprived her of the gift for reasons of his own? Sh... ...ssion filled her heart. She thought of her own family her stern but loving father Zeus, and her beloved mother, Mnemosyne. Her dear sister muses, a... ..., too!” Desist Ares. At once! A mighty clap of thunder, announced the arrival of Zeus himself. The skies grew black and bolts of lightning flashed...

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A Reading of Life

By: George Meredith

...k; ay, verify now do the sons of Achaia, Guardian hands of the counsels of Zeus, pronouncing the judgement, Hold it aloft; so now unto thee shall the ... ...ray; and among them King Agamemnon, He, for his eyes and his head, as when Zeus glows glad in his thunder, He with the girdle of Ares, he with the bre... ...oftiest growths of the woodland. There hung Hypnos fast, ere the vision of Zeus was observant, Mounted upon a tall pine-tree, tallest of pines that on...

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