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  • n. The Muses.

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  • The nine Muses called Pierides in Grecian Mythology were the daughters of Jupiter and Mnemosyne (Memory), supposed to preside over the liberal

    A History of Pantomime

  • '216' The Pierian spring: the spring of the Muses, who were called Pierides in Greek mythology.

    The Rape of the Lock and Other Poems

  • Muses told; and I sing obedient to the Pierides, and this report have I heard most truly; that ye, O mightiest far of the sons of kings, by your might and your valour over the desert sands of Libya raised high aloft on your shoulders the ship and all that ye brought therein, and bare her twelve days and nights alike.

    The Argonautica

  • Then wise Pallas is struck down by the dagger of error, and the charming Pierides are smitten by the truculent tyranny of madness.

    The Love of Books : The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury

  • "The challenge to you, Mr Minister, then is let's stop talking and do more of the doing," Pierides said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Pierides refuted Ndebele's claim that the road freight industry was not concerned about safety and said his association actively promoted the improvement of safety practices.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • 'Pierides _uires_ et sua tela dabunt', _EP_ III iii 34, and _EP_ III iv

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • This is the tale the Muses told; and I sing obedient to the Pierides, and this report have I heard most truly; that ye, O mightiest far of the sons of kings, by your might and your valour over the desert sands of Libya raised high aloft on your shoulders the ship and all that ye brought therein, and bare her twelve days and nights alike.

    The Argonautica

  • The Pierides were signally defeated, and were transformed by the Muses into singing birds, as

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

  • It is said that during their contest with the Pierides, the Muses played and sang on the summit of Mount Helicon with such extraordinary power and sweetness, that heaven and earth stood still to listen, whilst the mountain raised itself in joyous ecstasy towards the abode of the celestial gods.

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

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