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Adonis
used in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version

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Definition
Greek mythology:  a handsome youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone

or as a common noun:  any handsome young man
  • He has stood as Paris in dainty armor, and as Adonis with huntsman's cloak and polished boarspear.
    Chapter 1 (69% in)
  • Upon my word, Basil, I didn't know you were so vain; and I really can't see any resemblance between you, with your rugged strong face and your coal-black hair, and this young Adonis, who looks as if he was made of ivory and rose-leaves.
    Chapter 1 (13% in)

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