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  • So it was that Brown, thrilling with all the romance and adventure he had read and guessed and never lived, took his place in the sternsheets of a whaleboat, loaded with rifles and cartridges, rowed by four Raiatea sailors, steered by a golden-brown, sea-swimming faun, and directed through the warm tropic darkness toward the half-mythical love island of

    THE DEVILS OF FUATINO

  • What he heard was no longer the philosophy of the dry, printed word, written by half-mythical demigods like Kant and Spencer.

    Chapter 36

  • Kellen looked back at the minuscule door, wondering which of the half-mythical creatures from his neglected studies lay behind it.

    Tran Siberian

  • Not being himself concerned with any objective other than his own safety and comfort, it was hard for him to realize that Hugh, and perhaps Bill Ertz as well, held as their first objective the recapturing of the lost accomplishments of their ancestors 'high order to complete the long-forgotten, half-mythical Trip to Far Centaurus.

    Destiny Narrowly Avoided

  • And the half-mythical Countermeasure, if it exists, is lost with two human children on primitive Tines World.

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  • For most of his life the Inquisitor had been a distant half-mythical figure to Jace.

    Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series

  • He hurried back to Rome, and putting all other schemes aside, he devoted himself heart and soul to the composition of Peer Gynt, which he described as to be "a long dramatic poem, having as its chief figure one of the half-mythical and fantastical personages from the peasant life of modern Norway."

    Henrik Ibsen

  • For most of his life the Inquisitor had been a distant half-mythical figure to Jace.

    City of Ashes

  • He hurried back to Rome, and putting all other schemes aside, he devoted himself heart and soul to the composition of Peer Gynt, which he described as to be "a long dramatic poem, having as its chief figure one of the half-mythical and fantastical personages from the peasant life of modern Norway."

    Henrik Ibsen

  • The discourse of Phaedrus is half-mythical, half-ethical; and he himself, true to the character which is given him in the Dialogue bearing his name, is half-sophist, half-enthusiast.

    The Symposium

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