Inspirassion

Pick Elegant Words
53 examples of  diomedes  in sentences

53 examples of diomedes in sentences

When the games were over word was brought that the prisoners in Tartarus had broken loose, overcome the guard, and were proceeding to take possession of the island under the command of Phalaris the Agrigentine, {127a} Busiris of Egypt, {127b} Diomede the Thracian, {128a} Scyron, {128b} and Pityocamptes.

The horses of one Diomede, in Thrace.

P. 27, l. 483, Diomede of Thrace.]This man, distinguished in legend from the Diomede of the Iliad, was a savage king who threw wayfarers to his man-eating horses.

P. 27, l. 483, Diomede of Thrace.]This man, distinguished in legend from the Diomede of the Iliad, was a savage king who threw wayfarers to his man-eating horses.

But the force of the word "enact" in Goethe's epigram will certainly come home to us when we think of those famous speeches in which courage is unforgettably declaredsuch speeches as that of Sarpedon to Glaukos, or of Glaukos to Diomedes, or of Hektor at his parting with Andromache.

Also their Diomedes did the grey-eyed goddess make incorruptible and a god: and at Thebes, the earth blasted by the bolts of Zeus received within her the prophet, the son of Oikleus, the storm-cloud of war.

In former times there were reports made, in former times there were settling days at the end of the month, and huge pocket-book's were so well filled, that they nearly burst; but now, we wander amidst the ruins of our defunct splendour, as the shade of Diomedes wandered amid the ruins of his house at Pompeii.

In the former prophecy, the disaster at Cannae was predicted in nearly these words: "Roman of Trojan descent, fly the river Canna, lest foreigners should compel thee to fight in the plain of Diomede.

Those who had served in that quarter recognised the correspondence with respect to the plains of the Argive Diomede and the river Canna, as well as the defeat itself.

It is one, says Socrates, who takes care of you; but as Homer tells us, that Minerva removed the Mist from Diomedes his Eyes, that he might plainly discover both Gods and Men; so the Darkness that hangs upon your Mind must be removed before you are able to discern what is Good and what is Evil.

In the same Figure of speaking, he represents Victory as following Diomedes; Discord as the Mother of Funerals and Mourning; Venus as dressed by the Graces; Bellona as wearing Terror and Consternation like a Garment.

His first experience of naval service was under Lord Cochrane, whom he afterwards reproduced as Captain Savage of the Diomede in "Peter Simple."

"Captain Savage, H.M. ship Diomede," I read.

Tydides (Diomede) wounds the Cyprian Queen (Venus).

What happened to the bronze heads in the interval between June 1564 and April 1566 may be partly understood from Diomede Leoni's correspondence.

On the 21st of April 1565 Diomede writes again: "I delivered your messages to Messer Daniele, who replies that you are always in his mind, as also the two heads of your lamented uncle.

The casting must have taken place in the summer of 1565, for Diomede writes upon the 6th of October: "I will remind him (Daniele) of your two heads; and he will find mine well finished, which will make him wish to have yours chased without further delay.

" The three heads had then been cast; Diomede was polishing his up with the file; Daniele had not yet begun to do this for Lionardo's.

He appealed again to Diomede Leoni, who replied from San Quirico upon the 4th of June: "The two heads were in existence when I left Rome, but not finished up.

Three years later, on September 17, 1569, Diomede wrote once again about his copy of Da Volterra's model: "I enjoy the continual contemplation of his effigy in bronze, which is now perfectly finished and set up in my garden, where you will see it, if good fortune favours me with a visit from you.

Upon the 15th following, Diomede Leoni wrote to Lionardo, enclosing a letter by the hand of Daniele da Volterra, which Michelangelo had signed.

Diomede reiterates his advice that Lionardo should run no risks by travelling too fast.

Next day, on the 18th, Diomede Leoni wrote again: "He died without making a will, but in the attitude of a perfect Christian, this evening, about the Ave Maria.

The cash-box, which had been sealed by Tommaso dei Cavalieri and Diomede Leoni, was handed over to the Ubaldini, and from them it passed to Lionardo Buonarroti at the end of February.

AT POMPEII MAP TO ILLUSTRATE THE POSITION OF CICERO'S VILLAS PLAN OF THE VILLA OF DIOMEDES AT POMPEII PLAN OF A TRICLINIUM MAP ROME IN THE LAST YEARS OF THE REPUBLIC

[Illustration: PLAN OF THE VILLA OF DIOMEDES.

He numbered among his pupils Achilles, Peleus, Diomede, and indeed all the most noted heroes of Grecian story.

He therefore, as well as Diomedes, and other ancient writers, divided the grammarian's duties into two parts; the one including what is now called grammar, and the other the explanation of authors, and the stigmatizing of the unworthy.

The device by which Troilus is led to doubt the constancy of Cressida is much less natural than that she should have been actually inconstant; her vindication by suicide is a clumsy, as well as a hackneyed expedient; and there is too much drum and trumpet in the grand finale, where "Troilus and Diomede fight, and both parties engage at the same time.

The Trojans make the Greeks retire, and Troilus makes Diomede give ground, and hurts him.

Troilus, singling Diomede, gets him down, and kills him; and Achilles kills Troilus upon him.

Tired of his excursion through the dead city, Ferragut seated himself on a stone bench among the ruins of the temple, and looked over the map spread out on his knees, enjoying the titles with which the most interesting constructions had been designated because of a mosaic or a painting,Villa of Diomedes, the House of Meleager, of the wounded Adonis, of the Labryinth, of the Faun, of the Black Wall.

When Ulysses, after a light lunch in the restaurant of Diomedes, came running to the station, the train was just about to start.

"I return as did Prince Troilus," said Riczi"to boast to you of liberal entertainment in the tent of Diomede.

SEE Noailles, Jules-Anne de. DE PEREYRA, DIOMEDES.

SEE Pereyra, Diomedes de. DE POURTALES, GUY, COMTE.

PEREYRA, DIOMEDES DE.

Diomedes de Pereyra (A); 25Apr56; R169615. PERKINS, J. R. Trails, rails and war; the life of General G. M. Dodge.

PEREYRA, DIOMEDES DE. Sun Gold.

Diomedes de Pereyra (A); 13Jul56; R173636-173637.

SEE Noailles, Jules-Anne de. DE PEREYRA, DIOMEDES.

SEE Pereyra, Diomedes de. DE POURTALES, GUY, COMTE.

PEREYRA, DIOMEDES DE.

Diomedes de Pereyra (A); 25Apr56; R169615. PERKINS, J. R. Trails, rails and war; the life of General G. M. Dodge.

PEREYRA, DIOMEDES DE. Sun Gold.

Diomedes de Pereyra (A); 13Jul56; R173636-173637.

"Sir, "Our much esteemed and mutual friend, Captain M'Alpine, having communicated by letter, dated the 14th inst., your kind intentions relative to my nephew Sholto M'Foy, (for which you will be pleased to accept my best thanks,) I write to acquaint you that he is now on his way to join your ship the Diomede, and will arrive, God willing, twenty-six hours after the receipt of this letter.

It is one, says Socrates, who takes care of you; but as Homer tells us, that Minerva removed the Mist from Diomedes his Eyes, that he might plainly discover both Gods and Men; so the Darkness that hangs upon your Mind must be removed before you are able to discern what is Good and what is Evil.

In the same Figure of speaking, he represents Victory as following Diomedes; Discord as the Mother of Funerals and Mourning; Venus as dressed by the Graces; Bellona as wearing Terror and Consternation like a Garment.

IN ANSWER TO ONE WHO WRIT A LIBEL AGAINST THE COUNTESS OF CARLISLE. 1 What fury has provoked thy wit to dare, With Diomede, to wound the Queen of Love?

DIOMEDES, king of Thrace; fed his horses with human flesh, and was killed by Hercules for his inhumanity.

PALLADIUM, a statue of Pallas in Troy, on the preservation of which depended the safety of the city, and from the date of the abstraction of which by Ulysses and Diomedes the fate of it was doomed; it was fabled to have fallen from heaven upon the plain of Troy, and to have after its abstraction been transferred to Athens and Argos; it is now applied to any safeguard of the liberty of a State.

look to my geldingsHerehere are two Dutch florins, three stivers, and a Spanish pistareen for thee; one of the florins is for thy old mother, and with the others thou canst lighten thy heart in the Paus merrymakingsif I hear that either of thy rascally cousins, or the English Diomede, has put a leg across beast of mine, it will be the worse for all Africa!