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  • proper n. alternative name of Hesperus, the evening star


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  • "Hesper," she said, gravely, "you never told me there was anything of that sort!

    Mary Marston

  • Hesper, shineth in heaven a light more genial ever?

    Poems and Fragments

  • Hesper is here; rise youths, rise all of you; high on Olympus

    Poems and Fragments

  • Hesper, moveth in heaven a light more tyrannous ever?

    Poems and Fragments

  •     Hesper his orb long-look'd for aloft 'gins slowly to kindle.

    Poems and Fragments

  •     Hesper, a bride shall approach in starlight happy presented,

    Poems and Fragments

  • Sisters, Hesper a fellow of our bright company taketh.

    Poems and Fragments

  •     Hesper, awaiting thee each sentinel holdeth alarum.

    Poems and Fragments

  • Ers, Mores and Merkery are surgents below the rim of the Zenith Part while Arctura, Anatolia, Hesper and Mesembria weep in their mansions over Noth, Haste, Soot and Waste. —

    Finnegans Wake

  • "Go ahead, I'm listenin '-- only make it short, fer I got to catch a train out to Hesper' in a few minutes."

    The Apples of Hesperides, Kansas


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