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1) Acheron. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Acheron, (ak´ron) (KEY) : see Hades....

2) Acheron'tian Books. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The most celebrated books of augury in the world. They are the books which the Etruscans received from Tag s, grandson of Jupiter. 1...

3) Acheron. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Greek Mythology The river of woe, one of the five rivers of Hades....

4) 45811. Rabelais, Francois. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:45811 QUOTATION:In your presence, I swear by the Styx and the Acheron never more to wear glasses on my bonnet, nor a codpiece on my breeches, until, concerning...

5) Ac'heron. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...of Sorrows" (Greek, achos roos); one of the five rivers of the infernal regions. 1 "Sad Acheron of sorrow, black and deep."Milton: Paradise Lost, ii. 578.Pabulum...

6) Hell (Rivers of). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...that the Inferno is encompassed by five rivers: Ach ron, Coc tus, Styx, Phleg thon, and Leth . Acheron from the Greek achos-reo, grief-flowing; Cocytus, from the...

7) 882. Genius Loci. Margaret L. Woods. The Oxford Book of English Verse
...stream-bright side Of the poetic mount with him are gone Beyond the shores of Styx and Acheron, 5 In unexplorèd realms of night to hide. The clouds that strew their...

8) 982. Hell. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...abyss, Tophet. [MYTHOLOGICAL HELL] Tartarus, Hades, Avernus, Styx, Stygian creek, pit of Acheron, Cocytus; infernal regions, inferno, shades below, realms of Pluto....

9) Inferno [Hell]. Canto III. Dante Alighieri. 1909-14. The Divine Comedy. The Harvard Classics
...and indifference both to good and evil. Then, pursuing their way, they arrive at the river Acheron; and there find the old ferryman Charon, who takes the spirits...

10) Hades. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...separated from the land of the living by the rivers Styx [hateful], Lethe [forgetfulness], Acheron [woeful], Phlegethon [fiery], and Cocytus [wailing]. The newly...

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