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Jupiter Pluvius

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  • He was commonly known as Jupiter Pluvius, "the Heavenly-Father-Who-Rains."

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  • And who will build an altar or offer sacrifices to Jupiter Pluvius, or to Ceres the patroness of husbandmen, or to Neptune the preserver of plants and trees?

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Jupiter Pluvius ladled it out to us unstintingly in Imperial buckets full.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, July 18, 1891

  • Not without a severe struggle did Jupiter Pluvius consent to turn off the tap, but at length the sun broke through the hanging clouds and sent their sodden grey fragments swirling up the Ferozepore Nullah to break in foamy wreaths round the ragged cliffs of Kulan.

    A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil

  • It is a peculiarity of most tropical climates, that Jupiter Pluvius does most of his work between the hours of sunset and sunrise.

    Khartoum Campaign, 1898 or the Re-Conquest of the Soudan

  • I will not touch upon any heads of the dispute, which doubtless included Jupiter Pluvius, the

    Eugenics and Other Evils

  • Emperor's Song was applauded enthusiastically, Jupiter Pluvius at least never plays the courtier, and Boreas must be a rude reminder to monarchs of their essential humanity.

    Without Prejudice

  • Stay as long as Jupiter Pluvius in the clouds is punching holes.

    The Voyageur and Other Poems

  • He is the God of the firmament, and answers in many respects to the Jupiter Pluvius of the Romans.

    Ramayana. English

  • It is quite certain that the Roman army was rescued from imminent peril by a seasonable shower; but it is equally clear that the emperor attributed his deliverance, not to the God of the Christians, but to Jupiter Pluvius, and that a certain section of the Roman soldiers was known long before by the name of the Thundering Legion.

    The Ancient Church Its History, Doctrine, Worship, and Constitution

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