To better see all uses of the word
Far from the Madding Crowd
please enable javascript.

Eros -- from Greek mythology
Used In
Far from the Madding Crowd
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Introduced as lymph on the dart of Eros, it eventually permeated and coloured her whole constitution.
  • Oak stood somewhat as Eros is represented when in the act of sharpening his arrows: his figure slightly bent, the weight of his body thrown over on the shears, and his head balanced side-ways, with a critical compression of the lips and contraction of the eyelids to crown the attitude.

  • 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 . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading