Aunt Helen invited us back the next summer, but we were still too frightened to come.
In 1863 he married Miss Helen Day Miller, and through her father, Daniel S.
The eldest daughter, Helen Miller Gould (b.
1872), who married in 1902 the grand duchess Helen-Vladimirovna of Russia; Prince Andrew (b.
"Helen," he wrote to W.
Attica being one of the chief seats of the worship of Artemis, this explains why Iphigeneia is sometimes called a daughter of Theseus and Helen, and thereby connected with the national hero.
Noah Webster lived in the village from 1812 to 1822, when working on his Dictionary; and Emily Dickinson and Helen M.
His grave and that of Helen were shown at Therapnae, where he was worshipped as a god (Pausanias iii.
He advised his fellow-townsmen to send Helen back to her husband, and showed himself not unfriendly to the Greeks and an advocate of peace.
The church of St Helen is a fine Perpendicular building, restored and enlarged (1880); it contains monuments of the Huntingdon family, and an old finger-pillory for the punishment of misbehaviour in church.
The earliest record of a grant of market rights is in 1219, when Roger la Zouch obtained a grant of a weekly market and a two days' fair at the feast of St Helen, in consideration of a fine of one palfrey.
HELEN ADAMS KELLER (1880-), American blind deafmute, was born at Tuscumbia, Alabama, in 1880.
The youngest, Helen, was for some years vice-principal of Newnham College, Cambridge.
PHILOCTETES, in Greek legend, son of Poeas king of the Malians of Mt Oeta, one of the suitors of Helen and a celebrated hero of the Trojan War.
Benrath (2nd ed., Brunswick, 1892), translated into English by Helen Zimmern (London, 1876).
The sequel was the rape of Helen and the Trojan War.
It was followed by others, painted on the same principles, but with greater perfection of art: "The Grief of Andromache" (1783), "The Oath of the Horatii" (Salon, 1785), "The Death of Socrates," "Love of Paris and Helen" (1788), "Brutus" (1789).
In 1882 Prince Leopold, duke of Albany, wedded the princess Helen of Waldeck-Pyrmont.
1896); also Helen Maria Williams, State of Manners and Opinions in the French Republic towards the close of the 18th Century (2 vols., London, 1801).
HELEN, or Helena (Gr.
According to another story, Helen survived her husband, and was driven out by her stepsons.
After death, Helen was said to have married Achilles in his home in the island of Leuke.
Helen was worshipped as the goddess of beauty at Therapnae in Laconia, where a festival was held in her honour.
Originally, Helen was perhaps a goddess of light, a moon-goddess, who was gradually transformed into the beautiful heroine round whom the action of the Iliad revolves.
Oswald, The Legend of Fair Helen (1905); J.
Decker, Die griechische Helena in Mythos and Epos (1894); Andrew Lang, Helen of Troy (1883); P. Paris in Daremberg and Saglio's Dictionnaire des antiquites; the exhaustive article by R.
Lines are left unrhymed: e.g., Julian and Maddalo (211); Rosalind and Helen (366).
He married Maud, heiress of Hugh, earl of Chester, and his son John inherited both earldoms. The son married Helen, daughter of Llewelyn, prince of Wales, by whom he was poisoned in 1237, dying without issue.
There are ruins of an oratory dedicated to St Helen on Cape Cornwall.
As a descendant of Zeus and famous for his beauty, he was one of the suitors of Helen; hence, after her abduction by Paris, he took part in the Trojan War, in which he distinguished himself by his bravery.
A daughter, Helen, was born to him; but his young wife, after a long illness, died of consumption in September 1841.
In the third book the scenes in which Helen and Priam take part (including the making of the truce) are pronounced to be interpolations; and so on.
" Teichoscopy," Helen pointing out to Priam the Greek leaders.
311, but from this point, in the meetings of Hector with Helen and Andromache, and again in the seventh book when Hector challenges the Greek chiefs, his prowess is forgotten.
And when in the third book Priam asks Helen about the Greek captains, or when in the seventh book nine champions come forward to contend with Hector, the want of the greatest hero of all is sufficiently felt.
Castor and Polydeuces, for instance, are simply brothers of Helen who died before the expedition to Troy (Il.
Certain persons and events in the story have a distinctly mythical stamp. Helen is a figure of this kind.
A beautiful, vivid and reputedly very accurate picture of the old society is given in Helen Hunt Jackson's novel, Ramona (New York, 1884).
And Leipzig, 1889-1893, English translation by Helen Dendy, London, 1895); K.
In 1783 he married Helen Bannatyne, who died in 1787, leaving an only son, Colonel Matthew Stewart.
He received his early education from his aunt, Helen Maria Williams, an Englishwoman, who at the close of the 18th century gained a reputation by various translations and by her Letters from France.
His father was called Gruffydd Vychan, and his mother Helen; on both sides he had pretensions to be descended from the old Welsh princes.