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  • proper noun A city in Greece.

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Examples

  • Brawne Lamia is a self-sufficient and dangerous woman, although there does seem to be the suggestion that she is more muscle than brain.

    Hyperion: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot « A Working Title

  • Lycius's palace in Lamia, where (as here, in "Verses") a regal or at least aristocratic power and an elite removal from the common herd are designated -- "only princes" have access to such riches.

    Commentary on "Verses" by L.E.L.

  • The name Lamia is from Greek mythology, and she believes herself to be THE Lamia who once had twins with Zeus but was forced to give them up.

    PegasusNews.com stories

  • The worst trick this disability ever played upon Keats was to blind him to his magnificent opportunity in 'Lamia' -- an opportunity of which the missing is felt as positively cruel: but it betrayed him also into occasional lapses and ineptitudes which almost rival Leigh Hunt's --

    From a Cornish Window A New Edition

  • The Lamia is seen almost exclusively in shadow (with ominous extended arms in one scene that recalls Murnau’s “Nosferatu”) and Raimi makes good use (maybe a little over-use) of jarring sound effects.

    “Drag Me to Hell” a hell of a lot of fun » Scene-Stealers

  • Tge Detective’s Tale from Brawne Lamia is a noir tale of her job as a private eye with a client who is a cybrid: a cloned human with electronic implants controlled by the TechnoCore.

    2010 February 15 « The BookBanter Blog

  • Tge Detective’s Tale from Brawne Lamia is a noir tale of her job as a private eye with a client who is a cybrid: a cloned human with electronic implants controlled by the TechnoCore.

    “Hyperion” by Dan Simmons (Doubleday, 1989) « The BookBanter Blog

  • Ahead in an alley I saw a woman I'd played with, whom all the Young Kings called Lamia, who wore a black dress and a stripped-away smile, and she beckoned me into the alley.

    All Of My Monsters And Beautiful Women In Dreams

  • The plot is pretty stupid, because it's pretty obvious that - if you really controlled an all-powerful satanic monster called the Lamia - you wouldn't need to go begging junior bank staff for a poxy few grand anyway.

    Living For The Weekend

  • The plot is pretty stupid, because it's pretty obvious that - if you really controlled an all-powerful satanic monster called the Lamia - you wouldn't need to go begging junior bank staff for a poxy few grand anyway.

    Archive 2009-06-01

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