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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of Hephaestus.

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Examples

  • Their doors were guarded by dogs of gold and silver, made by Hephaestos.

    Orphans of Chaos

  • We are stationed at the origin of the work of art, at the side of the working Hephaestos, in a position of perceptual and interpretive freedom.

    Ekphrasis and the Other

  • If we insist on thinking of this passage as an occasion for visualization, it seems clear that the reader is stationed in a position to move freely from visualization, it seems clear that the reader is stationed in a position to move freely from visualizations of Hephaestos at work to the images on which he works, and equally free to see the images in motion or at rest.

    Ekphrasis and the Other

  • The Hephaestos Institute was testing a new transporter system.

    Infiltrator

  • So that was why the Hephaestos Institute had wanted to borrow a courier on the day the Temenus left.

    Infiltrator

  • Hephaestos, in some smithy; whilst Athene, for aught I know, established a girls 'boarding school, and Helios, as is notorious, died under priestly torture, and Dionysos cannily took holy orders, and Hermes set up as a merchant in Friesland.

    The Cords of Vanity A Comedy of Shirking

  • It is this craft-knowledge and common professional feeling which is at the basis of all associations of workpeople, from the semi-religious societies of ancient times, which met in secret to worship their patron-god -- Hephaestos, the god of the metal-workers, or Asclepios, the god of the doctors -- through the great guilds of the Middle Ages to the trade unions and professional organizations of to-day.

    Progress and History

  • But he was feeble from the birth, among all the Gods, my son Hephaestos, lame and withered of foot, whom I myself lifted in my hands, and cast into the wide sea.

    The Homeric Hymns A New Prose Translation; and Essays, Literary and Mythological

  • All the world knows what your strength is; and I said that it was greater than that of Father Zeus; for that he had cast his son Hephaestos only on the earth, and your strong fist had cast your brother through the earth into the depths of Hades.

    A Thorny Path — Volume 06

  • Hephaestos only on the earth, and your strong fist had cast your brother through the earth into the depths of Hades.

    A Thorny Path — Complete

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