thunder-darter love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. He who darts the thunder; Jove.

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Examples

  • O! thou great thunder-darter of Olympus, forget that thou art Jove the king of gods, and, Mercury, lose all the serpentine craft of thy caduceus, if ye take not that little little less than little wit from them that they have; which short-armed ignorance itself knows is so abundant scarce it will not in circumvention deliver a fly from a spider, without drawing their massy irons and cutting the web.

    Act II. Scene III. Troilus and Cressida

  • O thou great thunder-darter of Olympus, forget that thou art Jove the king of gods: and Mercury, loose all the Ser-pentine craft of thy Caduceus, if yee take not that little little lesse then little witte from them that they have: which short-armd Ignorance it selfe knowes is so aboun-dant scarce, it will not in circumuention deliver a flie from

    The Historie of Troylus and Cresseida (1609 Edition)

  • O thou great thunder-darter of Olympus, forget that thou art Jove, the king of gods and,

    Troilus and Cressida

  • 1214: O thou great thunder-darter of Olympus, forget

    Troilus and Cressida (1623 First Folio Edition)

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