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  • The maruaylous courage and ambition of a gentlewoman called Tanaquil, the Queene and wife of Tarqvinivs Priscvs the fift Roman king, with his persuasions and pollicy to hir husbande for his aduauncement to the kingdom, her lyke encouragement of Servivs Tvllivs, wherein also is described the ambition of one of the II. daughters of Servivs Tvllivs the sixt Roman king, and her cruelty towards her owne natural father: with other accidents chaunced in the new erected common welth of Rome, specially of the last Romane king Tarqvinivs Svperbvs, who with murder atteined the kingdome, with murder maynteined it, and by the murder and insolent lyfe of his sonne was with al his progeny banished.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • Tanaquil Lupus: He might pay some attention to his English while he's at it.

    How debate is done in the hive

  • Venus herself, Panthea, Cleopatra, Tarquin's Tanaquil, Herod's Mariamne, or [5392] Mary of Burgundy, if she were alive, would not match her.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The second portion of tonight's installements was Balanchine's "cowboy ballet" Western Symphony filmed in Paris on 1956, just a week before Tanaquil LeClercq contracted the polio that destroyed her career as a ballerina.

    Ballanchine on Film Part I

  • Watching her long legs, neverending energy and smile, one could only but feel but sad and nostalgic for her amazing talent and for all the promise Tanaquil held.

    Ballanchine on Film Part I

  • “Myth is nothing other than a picture of the national experience in the light of reli - gious faith” (The Myth of Tanaquil, in Myth, Religions, and Mother Right, p. 213).

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Later on, in Die Sage von Tanaquil (1870), Bachofen emphasized the value of myth for understanding the specific genius of an ancient people.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • "Elfe" was the image made by Prometheus, to animate which he stole fire from heaven; the list ends with Oberon, and Tanaquil the Faerie Queen.

    The Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-night's Dream'

  • Tanaquil, who was well versed in the augury of her countrymen, embraced her husband; told him from what divinity the eagle had come, and from what auspicious quarter of the heavens; and said that it had performed its message about the highest part of the body, which was in itself prophetic of good.

    The Story of Rome from the Earliest Times to the End of the Republic

  • Tanaquil, who had bestowed thrones upon her husband and her son-in-law.

    The Story of Rome from the Earliest Times to the End of the Republic


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