Surely the gods of chance have favored my brilliance!
He didn't need the distraction, but Gods, he wanted her in a way he'd never wanted anyone else!
In the ancient times, there were also God-slayers, men of a special kind who were bred and raised by the Gods for immortal wars.
The Gods raised them like sheep, because men were more plentiful and more easily replaced than immortals.
Black Gods grew into their powers the way he had discovered his White God powers, though he suspected an evil education was far from pleasant.
Gods, I never thought I'd hear the truth from a vamp first!
Xander stood before the Black and White Gods, the only thing keeping Yully from stealing their magic.
That is all I will say, ikir, except to remind you that the White and Black Gods cannot kill one another directly.
"Gods, are you all right?" one asked finally, moving toward her.
"Gods, she's got you mewling already," Damian couldn't resist saying.
"Gods, Darkyn," he muttered, astonished.
"Gods, if I could send her home with that demon in your place, I -" "Gabriel!" she exclaimed, startled by his bitter emotion.
My gods, what happened to you?
"My gods," she breathed, stopping in front of one stand.
Gods, he had a headache already.
"Gods, are you trying to test me?" he growled.
"Gods. What now?" he snapped.
The gods couldn't have molded a more perfect woman.
"Gods. Let's get through this before we talk kids," he said gruffly.
Gods, what'd you do to her?
You're weak and foolish and Gods, if I could find a magic pill that'd knock some sense into you --
Jackson began to recount the whole story and with all the "Oh my Gods!" and "You're kiddings!"
"Look, you little shit, why don't you –" "Gods, Rhyn, don't talk to him like that," the eldest surviving brother of the seven brothers, Kris, snapped as he approached.
Gods, but he could smell her sweet scent! Her large eyes seemed to see right through him. He feared reaching out, in case she slid through his fingers like smoke. He'd lost her in life; he wasn't going to risk losing her in his dreams. He could imagine closing the distance between them, sweeping her up into his arms, and making love to her on the beach.
Gods, Rhyn, take a minute to think before you act. What's gotten into you anyway?
The eldest of any of the White Gods to mate, he'd been lauded with celebrations for days upon the announcement that he'd chosen a bride.
More importantly, she had to find out what Jonny's next step was, once the month-long truce between White and Black Gods was up.
The White Gods had a long tradition of finding and mating with Oracles.
In the ancient world, man wanted guidance from the gods on what he should do.
Plus, we have powers formerly attributed to the ancient gods; we can fly, talk to people in other places, and see what is happening elsewhere.
When the final work included extensive praise for the twin gods Castor and Pollux, Scopas complained.
Here was the India of my books in the curious bazaar with its Shivas and elephant-gods; there was the land of the Pyramids concentrated in a model Cairo with its mosques and its long processions of camels; yonder were the lagoons of Venice, where we sailed every evening when the city and the fountains were illuminated.
In my fancy the pagan gods and goddesses still walked on earth and talked face to face with men, and in my heart I secretly built shrines to those I loved best.
I knew and loved the whole tribe of nymphs and heroes and demigods--no, not quite all, for the cruelty and greed of Medea and Jason were too monstrous to be forgiven, and I used to wonder why the gods permitted them to do wrong and then punished them for their wickedness.
He was there to represent spectatordom, and help make this seemingly insignificant event one with the removal of the gods of Troy.
Sometimes, when I compare myself with other men, it seems as if I were more favored by the gods than they, beyond any deserts that I am conscious of; as if I had a warrant and surety at their hands which my fellows have not, and were especially guided and guarded.
I am no worshipper of Hygeia, who was the daughter of that old herb-doctor Ã†sculapius, and who is represented on monuments holding a serpent in one hand, and in the other a cup out of which the serpent sometimes drinks; but rather of Hebe, cup-bearer to Jupiter, who was the daughter of Juno and wild lettuce, and who had the power of restoring gods and men to the vigor of youth.
The French are our Gods: Paris is our Kingdom of Heaven.
In historical events (where the actions of men are the subject of observation) the first and most primitive approximation to present itself was the will of the gods and, after that, the will of those who stood in the most prominent position--the heroes of history.