Did you by any chance mean Moira?
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Greek Myth.) The deity who assigns to every man his lot.
“The Greek word moira μοῖρα literally means a part or portion, and by extension one's portion in life or destiny.”
“Again, in the ancient Greek mythology, "moira" or fate of man never went unmet when he acted out of caprice or pride.”
“Yes | No | Report from paulhar69 wrote 9 weeks 6 hours ago in the local paper it stated that the moira man was throwing wood in a bucket behind his house alone.”
“The feeling that "this should not have happened", that it is against the divine/social/familial/natural order, sits at the heart of tragedy, in the concepts of miasma, moira & pathos, or hubris, ate & nemesis.”
“On screen is dr. moira mctaggart and a braindead person.”
“He has indeed transferred to this body somehow and communicates with moira.”
“May 27, 2008 at 8:09 am moira-come bak & play wen you can!”
“I find the concepts of moira and wyrd really useful as they apply to characters.”
“Waxing mythical, he talks of the 'odyssean' nature of economy, suggesting that 'Oikonomeia would always follow the path of Ulysses' -- Odysseus and Ulysses being two names for the same Homeric hero whose destiny or moira dictated that he embark on a twenty-year-long adventure that would end with his return to his own palace.”
“This second part, nomos, itself breaks down into the laws of distribution (nemein) and of partition (moira, which also means 'lot' or 'destiny').”
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Fate is a funny thing.
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