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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...slipper. She swung a fist in the air and, as if she were a female version of Zeus, the lightning pierced the sky. Still, this did nothing for her. Wou... ...She abhorred it. She stared at it with the intensity of a female version of Zeus wanting to strike it with lightning but the lightning backfired. Sh... ...icted by Aristophanes in Plato's Symposium: the hubris of whole beings that Zeus was ready to slice in half and those already cut and diminished desp... ...ery, but they themselves have no sorrows. There are two jars standing on Zeus' floor which hold the gifts he gives us: one holds evils, the ot... ...h hold the gifts he gives us: one holds evils, the other blessings. When Zeus who delights in thunder mixes his gifts to a man, he meets now w... ...his gifts to a man, he meets now with evil, and now with good. But when Zeus gives from the jar of misery only, he brings a man to degradatio... ...ss making lightning and her unique take on love was the rightful striking of Zeus. Still there were doubts. She did wonder whether the smudge of ligh... ...onvoluted. Although perhaps no different than the jealous remarks of Hera to Zeus, Hilda's acrimonious tone seemed boringly uncelestial. She was to so...

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The Unfettered Life of Kenyon of New Orleans

By: Steven David Justin Sills

... Christ at some church or another in Ohio. An act of God? Well, only if Zeus is God and He does not like the worshiping of false gods. No, nature ...

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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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Euthyphro

By: Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

...your father (if he is guilty) on a charge of murder; doing as the gods do—as Zeus did to Cronos, and Cronos to Uranus. Socrates has a dislike to these... .... your chastisement of your fa ther , Euthyphro, may be dear or pleasing to Zeus (who inflicted a similar chastisement on his own father), but not eq... ...ious, whoever he may be, ought not to go unpunished. For do not men re gard Zeus as the best and most righteous of the gods?—and yet they admit that ... ...onfessing as I do, that I know nothing about them? T ell me, for the love of Zeus, whether you really believe that they are true. EUTHYPHRO: Yes, Socr... ...hus chastising your father you may very likely be doing what is agreeable to Zeus but disagreeable to Cronos or Uranus, and what is acceptable to Heph... ...n by an illus tration of what I do not mean. The poet (Stasinus) sings— ‘Of Zeus, the author and creator of all these things, Y ou will not tell: for...

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The Children of the Night

By: Edwin Arlington Robinson

...etter his end had been as the end of a cloudless day, Bright, by the word of Zeus, with a golden star, Wrought of a golden fame, and flung to the cent...

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An Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek and Roman Mythology

By: James Hampton Belton

.............................................................................................................................213 Jupiter (ju ́-pe-ter) [Zeus].......................................................................................................................214 Juventas (ju-ven ́-tăss) [Hebe]....................................................................

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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson to His Family and Friends ; Selected and Edited with Notes and Introd. By Sidney Colvin : Volume 1

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...lain, and my view of certain mountains as graceful as Apollo, as severe as Zeus, you would not think the phrase exagger- ated. It is blowing to-day a ...

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The Kalevala the Epic Poem of Finland Translated into English

By: John Martin Crawford

...on the mountains, and is therefore termed, “The Thunderer,” like the Greek Zeus, and his abode is called, “The Thunder Home.” Ukko is often represente...

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Howards End

By: E. M. Forster

...n—all these were as uncertain to ordinary mortals as were the escapades of Zeus. While the gods are powerful, we learn little about them. It is only i...

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