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The Taming of the Shrew
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Adonis
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The Taming of the Shrew
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  • We will fetch thee straight Adonis painted by a running brook, And Cytherea all in sedges hid, Which seem to move and wanton with her breath Even as the waving sedges play with wind.

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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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