Fates Sentence Examples
A powerful influence in Scandinavian religion was exercised by the belief in "the nornir, or Fates, usually thought of as three sisters."
All this together means that our economic fates are more intertwined than ever.
Before or after you kept secrets from me about our fates?
To say that these truths are independent of him is to speak of God as a Jupiter or a Saturn, - to subject him to Styx and the Fates."
When Admetus was attacked by an illness that threatened to lead to his premature death, Apollo persuaded the Moerae (Fates) to prolong his life, provided any one could be found to die in his place.Advertisement
At last Pan, the old god of Arcadia, discovered her hiding-place, and informed Zeus, who sent the Moirae (Fates) to fetch her out.
In the first group are found Infinite Time, or Cronus; Tellus and Atlas supporting the globe, representing the union of Earth and Heaven; Oceanus; the Fates; Infinite Time giving into the hand of his successor Ormazd the thunderbolt, the symbol of authority; Ormazd struggling with a giant of evil - the Mithraic gigantomachy.
Hesiod has three Fates (Moipac), daughters of Night, Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos.
Its three roots go down into the three great realms - (I) of death, where, in the well Hvergelmer, the dragon Nidhug (Niandggr) and his brood are ever gnawing it; (2) of the giants, where, in the fountain of Mimer, is the source of wisdom; (3) of the gods, Asgard, where, at the sacred fountain of Urd, is the divine tribunal, and the dwelling of the Fates.
Here were represented Isis and Serapis, Helios, the Mother of the Gods, the Fates, Demeter and Persephone; but no trace of these temples remains.Advertisement
This etymological connexion, suggested by Jensen (Kosmologie, 84), brings the festival of Purim into close relation with the Babylonian New Year festival known as Zagmuku, in which one of the most prominent ceremonials was the celebration of the assembly of the gods under the presidency of Marduk (Merodach) for the purpose of determining the fates of the New Year.
Augustus, however, was now seventytwo, the Dalmatian outbreak had severely tried his nerve, and now for the second time in three years the fates seemed to pronounce clearly against a further prosecution of his long-cherished scheme of a Roman Germany reaching to the Elbe.
Like the Moerae (Fates), they regulate the destinies of man, watch over the newly born, secure good laws and the administration of justice.
Aeneas is led to Italy by the Fates that he may be the founder of Rome.
As long as the Watchers could keep the Others from tampering with their fates, both children would fulfill their paths and usher in a new phase of the war between good and evil.Advertisement
There were worse fates than being dinner for a sadistic bastard like Talon, and she'd just met the man who was willing to show her what they were.
All of them had to know they'd just sealed their own fates.
With the bond between them all but shoving her into his arms, was it possible to deny their fates together for long?
In any case, considering I'm the one that broke the balance between good and evil, immortal and mortal, you aren't the one with the fates of the Guardians on your shoulders.
There were two potential fates when you went to Ireland and one when you left.Advertisement
These fates seemed too cruel, even for God to allow.
Also, what I find incomprehensible is the failure to comment on the fates of the ships.
The victors would have felt invincible, the victims would have shaken their fists at the fates.
But without it, cryptococcal meningitis and oral thrush are the painful fates awaiting many people infected with HIV.
Now it was England's turn to dance a morbid waltz with the fates.Advertisement
In the prose romance Les Prouesses et vaillances du preux Hercule (Paris, 1500), the hero's labours are represented as having been performed in honour of a Boeotian princess; Pluto is a king dwelling in a dismal castle; the Fates are duennas watching Proserpine; the entrance to Pluto's castle is watched by the giant Cerberus.
If he attend not to the justice of his land, Ea, the king of fates, shall distort his lot, &c.'" Further illustrations of ethical teaching may be found in the litany or confession of a penitent cited by Mr Johns in the same paper (p. 303).
Think, also, of the ladies of the land weaving toilet cushions against the last day, not to betray too green an interest in their fates!
Now it was England 's turn to dance a morbid waltz with the fates.
You completely control the little villagers' fates in Virtual Villagers, a fantastic simulation game that comes highly recommended.
With a click of the mouse, users can access both past and future dates for weeks at a time to ascertain their astrological fates and how the sun and stars have played roles in their lives.
Real ghost stories are part of the fabric of life, from scary stories meant to warn and protect children from horrific fates to tales told to thrill and chill.
The chefs' fates are decided by a panel of professional chefs, food writers, and other insiders including guest judges.
These characters, their back stories and future fates constitute the complex Star Wars universe.
Both fight their fates, because neither wants to kill the other or unleash the Armageddon that will destroy the world as they know it.
He had to wait for the fates to bring his nishani to him.
Maybe this was how their fates were tied?
I've Seen all your possible fates, Xander.
What I know is that our fates will end up in Darian's hands.
The more the warlords used the magic for themselves, the worse their fates and the faster their madness came.
I spared no one, but their fates were as painful as I was able to make them.
He entered the mortal realm a year before without knowing the fates of any of the other Original Beings, before crossing paths with Jule, the Original Immortal, and Eden, the Original Human.
The Fates were also called Parcae, the attributes of both being the same as those of the Greek Moerae.
The arbiter of all fates, Marduk, was pictured as holding an assembly of the gods during the New Year's festival for the purpose of deciding the lot of each individual for the year to come.
I only see other people's fates, not mine.
The plural (Fata, the Fates) was used for the "destinies" of individuals or cities, and then for the three goddesses who controlled them.