To better see all uses of the word
Eros
in
Middlemarch
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Eros -- from Greek mythology
Used In
Middlemarch
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • This was really an argument for not deferring the marriage too long, as he implied to Mr. Farebrother, one day that the Vicar came to his room with some pond-products which he wanted to examine under a better microscope than his own, and, finding Lydgate’s tableful of apparatus and specimens in confusion, said sarcastically— "Eros has degenerated; he began by introducing order and harmony, and now he brings back chaos."

  • There are no more uses of "Eros" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Cupid is the Roman counterpart to the Greek Eros.
  • I’d lost Daphne because of one careless comment to Eros.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading