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  • So yeah, the speculative element is slight and our many-named stranger isn't exactly a trickster per se, but de Lint writes so well and knows how to make us invest in his characters.

    Books in 2009, #12

  • One of the appellations of the "many-named" god Dionysus.

    The Symbolism of Freemasonry

  • Her attributes and epithets were so numerous that in the hieroglyphics she is called "the many-named," "the thousand-named," and in Greek inscriptions "the myriad-named."

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • Her attributes and epithets were so numerous that in the hieroglyphics she is called “the many-named, ” “the thousand-named, ” and in Greek inscriptions “the myriad-named.

    Chapter 41. Isis

  • Her attributes and epithets were so numerous that in the hieroglyphics she is called "the many-named," "the thousand-named," and in Greek inscriptions "the myriad-named."

    The Golden Bough

  • Lotus [307] show that the worship of a many-named goddess, invoked as a defender of the faith, was beginning to be a recognized feature of

    Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 2

  • The reason for these metamorphoses, and their consequences, might well puzzle a wiser head than that of the many-named but unlettered Nimbus.

    Bricks without Straw A Novel

  • Yet many a wiser head than that of Berry Lawson, or even that of his more fortunate kinsman, the many-named Nimbus, has been sorely puzzled to understand how ignorance and poverty and inexperience should maintain the right, preserve and protect themselves against opposing wisdom, wealth and malicious skill, according to the spirit and tenor of the Reconstruction Acts. But it

    Bricks without Straw A Novel

  • Then the maiden marvelled, and stretched forth both her hands to seize the fair plaything, but the wide-wayed earth gaped in the Nysian plain, and up rushed the Prince, the host of many guests, the many-named son of Cronos, with his immortal horses.

    The Homeric Hymns A New Prose Translation; and Essays, Literary and Mythological

  • No – they have gone out of fashion, – even the great double many coloured and many-named poppies; and I doubt if one of the happy possessors of glass and gardeners would have the moral courage to admit a poppy upon his grounds, much as he may enjoy meeting the family at the house of a mutual friend.

    Gardening by Myself

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