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1) Venus and Adonis. Craig, W.J., ed. 1914. The Oxford Shakespeare
...the sun with purple-colour d face Had ta en his last leave of the weeping morn, Rose-cheek d Adonis hied him to the chase; Hunting he lov d, but love he laugh d to...

2) Chapter 31. Adonis in Cyprus. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...with them from the mother-land. They worshipped Baal of the Lebanon, who may well have been Adonis, and at Amathus on the south coast they instituted the rites of...

3) Adonis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Adonis, (doŽnis, donŽis) (KEY) , in Greek mythology, beautiful youth beloved by Aphrodite and Persephone. He was born of the incestuous union of Myrrha (or Smyrna)...

4) Chapter 33. The Gardens of Adonis. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...PERHAPS the best proof that Adonis was a deity of vegetation, and especially of the corn, is furnished by the gardens of Adonis, as they were called. These were baskets...

5) Chapter 32. The Ritual of Adonis. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...AT THE FESTIVALS of Adonis, which were held in Western Asia and in Greek lands, the death of the god was annually mourned, with a bitter wailing, chiefly by women;...

6) Chapter 30. Adonis in Syria. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...THE MYTH of Adonis was localised and his rites celebrated with much solemnity at two places in Western Asia. One of these was Byblus on the coast of Syria, the other...

7) VIII. c. Venus and Adonis. Vols. I & II: Stories of Gods and Heroes. Bulfinch, Thomas. 1913. Age of Fable
...She pushed him away, but the wound was deeper than she thought. Before it healed she beheld Adonis, and was captivated with him. She no longer took any interest in...

8) Adonis Garden. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...or A garden of Adonis (Greek). A worthless toy; a very perishable good. The allusion is to the fennel and lettuce jars of the ancient Greeks, called "Adonis gardens,"...

9) Adonis River. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A river in Phoenicia, which always runs red at the season of the year when the feast of Adonis is held. The legend ascribes this redness to sympathy with the young...

10) §3. "Venus and Adonis". IX. Shakespeare: Poems. Vol. 5. The Drama to 1642, Part One. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...The author could hardly have chosen a happier sub-title for Venus and Adonis than first heire of [his] invention. It is exactly what a child of youth should be, in...

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