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  • Libera, who is the Deity that we call Proserpine, was carried away from the Grove of Enna.

    The Metamorphoses of Ovid Vol. I, Books I-VII

  • Proserpine is French built, and has French legs, too, boots or no boots "-- here Ithuel laughed a little, involuntarily, but his face instantly became serious again --" and I have heard she was a sister vessel of the other.

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

  • They believe that theise goddesses were born in the island, that corn was there discovered, and that Libera, whom they call Proserpine, was ravished in the groves of Enria; which city being uitti - ated in the middle of the island, is teimed thei - navel of Sicily.

    The two last pleadings of Marcus Tullius Cicero against Caius Verres;

  • Henning for The Wall Street Journal Works displayed in the Colonial Gallery include, in the foreground, a marble sculpture by Hiram Powers titled 'Proserpine.'

    Museum Transforms Wal-Mart Town

  • The Proserpine was his bane; and, even while eating his breakfast, which he took on the heel of the bowsprit, expressly with that intent, his eye was seldom a minute off the frigate, unless it was for the short period she was shut in by the land.

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

  • The Proserpine was the bane of this man's life; and he not only hated every stick and every timber in her, but every officer and man who was attached to her -- the king whose colors she wore and the nation whose interest she served.

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

  • Although 'Proserpine' herself hasn't made the trip from London, there is a very good watercolour version; pride of place goes to The Walker's own 'Dante's Dream', probably the pinnacle of his craft and a work which can be looked at for hours on end.

    11/02/2003 - 11/09/2003 - "Taking the credit for your second symphony."

  • Although 'Proserpine' herself hasn't made the trip from London, there is a very good watercolour version; pride of place goes to The Walker's own 'Dante's Dream', probably the pinnacle of his craft and a work which can be looked at for hours on end.

    Archive 2003-11-02

  • Although 'Proserpine' herself hasn't made the trip from London, there is a very good watercolour version; pride of place goes to The Walker's own 'Dante's Dream', probably the pinnacle of his craft and a work which can be looked at for hours on end.

    Archive 2003-11-01

  • Those had been choice bulbs, some of which he had presented me from his own cherished store -- freesias, daffodils, tulips, hyacinths, and the starred narcissus, "such as Proserpine let fall, from Dis's wagon."

    A Woman Named Smith

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