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Adonis
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Ulysses
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  • That memory, Venus and Adonis, lay in the bedchamber of every light-of-love in London.
  • The greyeyed goddess who bends over the boy Adonis, stooping to conquer, as prologue to the swelling act, is a boldfaced Stratford wench who tumbles in a cornfield a lover younger than herself.

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  • When Adonis died Zeus decreed that he should spend winters in the underworld with Persephone and spend summers with Aphrodite.
  • By the way, December 25 is also the birthday of Osiris, Adonis, and Dionysus.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code

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