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Word: ambrosia

Definition: food of the gods


Sentences Containing 'ambrosia'

Around him on the bier itself were laid some books, and several papers open and folded; and those who were looking on as well as those who were opening the grave and all the others who were there preserved a strange silence, until one of those who had borne the body said to another, "Observe carefully, Ambrosia if this is the place Chrysostom spoke of, since you are anxious that what he directed in his will should be so strictly complied with."
Hebe was the cupbearer for the gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus, serving their nectar and ambrosia, until she was married to Heracles (Roman equivalent: Hercules); her successor was Zeus's lover Ganymede.
Last night we learned the death of Chrysostom and that he was to be buried here, and out of curiosity and pity we left our direct road and resolved to come and see with our eyes that which when heard of had so moved our compassion, and in consideration of that compassion and our desire to prove it if we might by condolence, we beg of you, excellent Ambrosia, or at least I on my own account entreat you, that instead of burning those papers you allow me to carry away some of them."
So that, Senor Ambrosia while you consign your friend's body to the earth, you should not consign his writings to oblivion, for if he gave the order in bitterness of heart, it is not right that you should irrationally obey it.
The Adventures of El Ballo is a Mac OS 9 and X game released under Ambrosia Software on September 19, 2005.
The larvae feed on "Ambrosia" species (including "Ambrosia artemisiifolia" and "Ambrosia trifida"), "Helianthus" species (including "Helianthus giganteus"), "Heterotera squarrosa", "Ridania alternifolia" and "Verbesina" species (including "Verbesina alternifolia").
The song's positive vibe was described as a sonic "ambrosia."
``Well, then, that green preserve is nothing less than the ambrosia which Hebe served at the table of Jupiter.''

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