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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Atlantic Essays 52 0 Browse Search
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Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 2 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Atlantic Essays, The Greek goddesses. (search)
e possesses a beauty which is beyond that of Aphrodite. If the cowherd Alexander (Paris) judges ote of Artemis, nor languishing, like those of Aphrodite. They are known from all others by the lengove all clouds, while even the auburn-haired Aphrodite, in the Iliad, has large black eyes. She isstiny, what then? Then comes the reign of Aphrodite, the beautiful, the wronged. Wronged, becauitution, and we give it the names of Joy and Aphrodite; but in its highest universality no mortal hath fully comprehended it. Aphrodite is the daughter of Zeus and Harmonia, according to some leg. Accordingly, married love is as sacred to Aphrodite as the virgin condition; *)afrodi/th ga/mos who is legitimately and truly married, for Aphrodite is but the unwilling wife of Hephaistos, andt Ida, clothed in fascinations like those of Aphrodite, all nature is hushed, in Homer's description, and went its way. These names of Hera and Aphrodite are but autumn leaves which I have caught in[7 more...]
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Atlantic Essays, Sappho. (search)
er as uniting in herself the qualities of Muse and Aphrodite; and others again as the joint foster-child of AphAphrodite, Cupid, and the Graces. Grammarians lectured on her poems and wrote essays on her metres; and her imagesome such grace, even to a translation. Hymn to Aphrodite. Beautiful-throned, immortal Aphrodite! Daughter oAphrodite! Daughter of Zeus, beguiler, I implore thee, Weigh me not down with weariness and anguish, O thou most holy! Come to me nthou shouldst spurn him.” Thus seek me now, O holy Aphrodite! Save me from anguish, give me all I ask for, Gift. It should be:-- So much I love the youth, by Aphrodite's charm. Percival also translates one striking a flash of beauty. It breathes of love, welcomes Aphrodite, adorns itself with fragrant leaves, and is deckedy mythical being, based upon the supposed loves of Aphrodite and Adonis, who was called by the Greeks Phethon otylene, who was growing old and ugly till he rowed Aphrodite in his boat, and then refused payment; on which sh