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Adonis
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Middlemarch
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  • The contrast was as striking as it could have been eighteen years before, when Rigg was a most unengaging kickable boy, and Raffles was the rather thick-set Adonis of bar-rooms and back-parlors.

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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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