He had the dream about the bronze haired nymph again.
Nemertes was a sea nymph, daughter of Nereus and Doris..
"Why on earth did you choose me over a nymph?" she demanded.
He was the child of a nymph by the god of the wind.
The difference between the nymph or false pupa and the true pupa is that in the latter a whole stage is devoted to the perfecting of the wings and body-wall after the wings have become external organs; the stage is one in which no food is or can be taken, however prolonged may be its existence.
They entered into deep conversation, discussing the pending bid item—a statue of a nymph waving a snake.
The term nymph is applied by many writers on the Hexapoda to all young forms of insects that are not sufficiently unlike their parents to be called larvae.
The mature dragon-fly nymph, for example, makes its way out of the water in which the early stages have been passed and, clinging to some water-plant, undergoes the final ecdysis that the imago may emerge into the air.
A lover of music, he invented the shepherd's pipe, said to have been made from the reed into which the nymph Syrinx was transformed when fleeing from his embraces (Ovid, Metam.
'AuKAinrcos), the legendary Greek god of medicine, the son of Apollo and the nymph Coronis.
The Greeks identified this constellation with the nymph Callisto, placed in the heavens by Zeus in the form of a bear together with her son Arcas as " bear-warder," or Arcturus; they named it Arctos, the she-bear, Helice, from its turning round the pole-star.
Why not go get a stupid nymph, whatever those are?
After many years the larva is transformed into the pupa or nymph, which is distinguishable principally by the shortness of its antennae and the presence of wing pads.
On his proving unfaithful, the Great Mother slays the nymph with whom he has sinned, whereupon in madness he mutilates himself as a penalty.
In some cicads the mature nymph ceases to feed and remains quiescent within a pillar-shaped earthen chamber.
You think I can't replace you with a willing nymph who knows her place?
If you want an obedient nymph, then go get one.
POLYPHEMUS, in Greek mythology, the most famous of the Cyclopes, son of Poseidon and the nymph Thobsa.
Only a brief reference can be made here to the fascinating subject of the life-relations of the larva, nymph and pupa, as compared with those of the imago.
Another class of nocturnal demons are the incubi and succubi, who are said to consort with human beings in their sleep; in the Antilles these were the ghosts of the dead; in New Zealand likewise ancestral deities formed liaisons with females; in the Samoan Islands the inferior gods were regarded as the fathers of children otherwise unaccounted for; the Hindus have rites prescribed by which a companion nymph may be secured.
- Nymph of Locust (Schistocera americana), showing wingrudiments.
The sub-imago of the Ephemeroptera suggests that a moult, after the wings had become functional, was at one time general among the Hexapoda, and that the resting nymph of the Thysanoptera or the pupa of the Endopterygota represents a formerly active stage in the life-history.
By the eponymous nymph Aricia, Virbius had a son of the same name, who fought on the side of the Rutulian Turnus against Aeneas.
These gradually become larger, and when so the creature may be said to have entered its "nymph" stage; but there is no condition analogous to the pupa-stage of insects with complete metamorphoses.
In Hesiod (Theogony, 1013) he is the son of Odysseus and Circe, and ruler of the Tyrsenians; in Virgil, the son of Faunus and the nymph Marica, a national genealogy being substituted for the Hesiodic, which probably originated from a Greek source.
PENELOPE, in Greek legend, wife of Odysseus, daughter of Icarius and the nymph Periboea.
On the other hand, the Artemis of Arcadia, who is confused with the nymph Callisto, who, again, is said to have become a she-bear, and later a star, and the Brauronian Artemis, whose maiden ministers danced a bear-dance, are goddesses whose legend seems unnatural, .and is felt to need explanation.
The probable origin of the story is the part traditionally taken in the foundation of Syracuse by the Iamidae of Olympia, who identified the spring Arethusa with their own river Alpheus, and the nymph with Artemis Alpheiaia, who was worshipped at Ortygia.
The popular legends of Sicily also inspired his muse; he was the first to introduce the shepherd Daphnis who came to a miserable end after he had proved faithless to the nymph who loved him.
transforms the larva into the nymph takes place on the host, and in Margaropus annulatus the transformation of larva into nymph and nymph into adult is effected without the temporary sojourn on the ground.
Apollo carried off from Mount Pelion the nymph Cyrene, daughter or granddaughter of the river-god Peneus, and conveyed her to Libya, where she gave birth to Aristaeus.
The child was at first handed over to the care of the Hours, or the nymph Melissa and the centaur Cheiron.
ARETHUSA, in Greek mythology, a nymph who gave her name to a spring in Elis and to another in the island of Ortygia near Syracuse.
Three miles to the N.W., at the foot of the Monte Leano, was the shrine of the nymph Feronia, where the canal following the Via Appia through the marshes ended.
The first two books contain the allegory proper - the marriage of Mercury to a nymph named Philologia.
(I) Son of Ampyx (or Ampycus) and the nymph Chloris, a Lapith of Oechalia in Thessaly.
KipKrt), in Greek legend, a famous sorceress, the daughter of Helios and the ocean nymph Perse.
Cretan coins represent the infant Zeus being suckled by the goat; other Greek coins exhibit him suspended from its teats or carried in the arms of a nymph (Ovid, Fasti, v.
From the foregoing epitome which applies to many species, Rhipicephalus appendiculatus for example, it is evident that every individual tick has to find a host on three occasions, namely, as larva, nymph and adult.
According to some authorities the nymph Castalia was the daughter of Achelous; according to others the water of the spring was derived from the Boeotian Cephissus.
PROMETHEUS, son of the Titan Iapetus by the sea nymph Clymene, the chief "culture hero," and, in some accounts, the Demiurge of Greek mythical legend.
Now, in cases of danger being threatened to their own ascendancy by such practices, the gods as a rule proceed to employ the usually successful expedient of despatching some lovely nymph to lure the saintly men back to worldly pleasures.
She is sometimes represented as the goat which suckled the infant-god in a cave in Crete, sometimes as a nymph of uncertain parentage (daughter of Oceanus, Haemonius, Olen, Melisseus), who brought him up on the milk of a goat.
NARCISSUS, in Greek mythology, son of the river god Cephissus and the nymph Leiriope, distinguished for his beauty.
Moreover, in many insects with imperfect metamorphosis the change from larva or (as the later stage of the larva is called in these cases) nymph to imago is about as great as the corresponding change in the Holometabola, as the student will recognize if he recalls the histories of Ephemeridae, Odonata and male Coccidae.
According to Callimachus (Hymn to Diana, 190), she was a nymph, the daughter of Zeus and Carme, and a favourite companion of Artemis.
- Passive Nymph or " Pupa " of male scale-insect (Icerya).
- a, Nymph (4th stage) of Cicad, magnified 5 times; c, d, inner and outer faces of front leg, magnified 72 times; b, teeth on thigh, more highly magnified.
The newly hatched insect closely resembles the parent, and the wing-rudiments appear externally on the second and third thoracic segments; but before the final moult the nymph remains quiescent, taking no food.
The nymph of a thrips-insect (Thysanoptera) is sluggish, its legs and wings being sheathed by a delicate membrane, while the nymph of the male scaleinsect rests enclosed beneath a waxy covering.
10) is a larva differing markedly in form from its parent, and adapted for a different mode of life, while the nymph before the final moult is sluggish and inactive.
According to the legend, Callisto, an Arcadian nymph, became by Zeus the mother of Arcas, the eponymous hero of the Arcadians.
He derived his inspiration from his wife, the nymph Egeria, whom he used to meet by night in her sacred grove.
His rejection of the love of the nymph Echo drew upon him the vengeance of the gods.
Even when he spoke of replacing her with a nymph.
- Nymph of May-fly (Chloeon dipterum), with wing rudiments (a) and tracheal gill-plates (b, b).
After encountering many adventures in all parts of the unknown seas, among the lotuseaters and the Cyclopes, in the isles of Aeolus and Circe and the perils of Scylla and Charybdis, among the Laestrygones, and even in the world of the dead, having lost all his ships and companions, he barely escaped with his life to the island of Calypso, where he was detained eight years, an unwilling lover of the beautiful nymph.
Am I some kind of a nymph?
They entered into deep conversation, discussing the pending bid itemâ€”a statue of a nymph waving a snake.
Just then, everyone clapped as the nymph was delivered to a joyful Paulette.
He had that damn dream about the bronze haired nymph again.
It would have been folly to explain to him that he was the first man to affect her so dynamically, but she didn't want to leave him with the impression that she was a nymph either.
The elusive creature was a beautiful sea nymph who had crossed into our world from her own.
The nymph, you see, was a maiden, and like Artemis, she preferred to remain chaste.
Yes, that little dimple could be a trout rising; that flash underwater may be a trout taking a nymph.
dragonfly nymph from a great diving beetle?
The heaviest nymph goes in the middle with a lighter fly on both the point and the top dropper.
The fishing is for brown and some rainbow trout using up-stream dry fly and nymph.
expansive gesture to point the final nymph on her way.
god of the African pantheon and the nymph of the Ogun river.
imitative nymph patterns suited to the water you are fishing.
moultthe first molt, the six legged larva turns into an eight legged nymph.
The hatched nymph looks more or less like a smaller version of the adult.
Do you fish a nymph or a dry fly?
nymph called Tamara who dwelt with her parents in a subterranean home on the border of the moors.
Last year his best Czech nymph was made from orange rabbit with black thorax or with a goldhead.
I tackled my ten foot three piece five weight rod with a heavy caddis nymph.
By chance he finally glimpses the elusive creature - a beautiful sea nymph, who has crossed into our world from her own.
As a regular nymph fisherman I have a box of just nymph fisherman I have a box of just nymphs and boxes for dry flies.
nymph patterns range from size 8 to 14.
nymph stage of the pest, is particularly, damaging to citrus plants.
I also like the legs on his stonefly nymph.
Could you tell a dragonfly nymph from a great diving beetle?
water nymph called Tamara who dwelt with her parents in a subterranean home on the border of the moors.
Collect found objects on the way eg twigs, stones, leaves, and make our own wood nymph out of clay.
ACIS, in Greek mythology, the son of Pan (Faunus) and the nymph Symaethis, a beautiful shepherd of Sicily, was the lover of the Nereid Galatea.
IRIS, in Greek mythology, daughter of Thaumas and the Ocean nymph Electra (according to Hesiod), the personification of the rainbow and messenger of the gods.
2 According to the legend, the nymph Arethusa was changed into the fountain by Artemis to deliver her from the pursuit of the river-god Alpheus; and the spring, which was fresh until an earthquake broke the barrier and let in the salt water, was supposed to be actually connected with the river.
In the male Coccidae (Scale-insects) the nymph (fig.
Her motions are often more expressive than any words, and she is as graceful as a nymph.
A gold headed hare lug nymph winkled out a couple of trout and it was glorious.
Never mind that your family lives nine hundred miles from an ocean--and perhaps she doesn't exactly look like the golden-haired nymph in the catalog-this doesn't matter.
Gilded fairy: For a nymph fairy mask, paint a mossy green mask and adorn with delicate flowers and branches.
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