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  • "Isn't there a village in the Noda called Adonia?"

    Joan of Arc of the North Woods

  • From this time she employed her talents in the composition of prose; she published "Adonia," a novel, in three volumes; and various tales, essays, and fugitive pieces, forming contributions to popular serials.

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume II. The Songs of Scotland of the past half century

  • For the face and body there was shimmery make-up and facial cremes from Skin Blends, HD friendly cosmetics from Nikko, beauty and skincare products by Sanitas, Atache, Adonia and Vagosang.

    Zorianna Kit: The 2009 MTV Movie Swag Awards

  • Mysteries. the Dipolia, the Adonia; everywhere the towns, freed from their miseries, will sacrifice to Hermes the Liberator; you will be loaded with benefits of every kind, and to start with, I offer you this cup for libations as your first present.

    Peace

  • Adonia; everywhere the towns, freed from their miseries, will sacrifice to Hermes, the Liberator; you will be loaded with benefits of every kind, and to start with, I offer you this cup for libations as your first present.

    The Eleven Comedies, Volume 1

  • [299] The Panathenaea were dedicated to Athené, the Mysteries to Demeter, the Dipolia to Zeus, the Adonia to Aphrodité and Adonis.

    The Eleven Comedies, Volume 1

  • The ceremonies of initiation in the Adonia began with lamentation for his loss, -- or, as the prophet Ezekiel expresses it, "Behold, there sat women weeping for Thammuz," -- for such was the name under which his worship was introduced among the Jews; and they ended with the most extravagant demonstrations of joy at the representation of his return to life, [23] while the hierophant exclaimed, in a congratulatory strain, --

    The Symbolism of Freemasonry

  • Hence the lettuce became the sacred plant of the Adonia, or Adonisian Mysteries.

    The Symbolism of Freemasonry

  • Adonia; everywhere the towns, freed from their miseries, will sacrifice to Hermes the Liberator; you will be loaded with benefits of every kind, and to start with, I offer you this cup for libations as your first present.

    Peace

  • - "He is the most high Adonia, who is seated above the cherubims and seraphims."

    The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints January, February, March

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