Nymphs Sentence Examples
The home of the nymphs is on mountains and in groves, by springs and rivers, in valleys and cool grottoes.
At the entrance to one of them is a bas-relief dedicated to Pan and the Nymphs.
These monuments were originally natural grottoes, which tradition assigned as habitations to the local nymphs.
He was essentially a rustic god,"a wood-spirit conceived in the form of a goat," living in woods and caves, and traversing the tops of the mountains; he protected and gave fertility to flocks; he hunted and fished; and sported and danced with the mountain nymphs.
Moving around The young nymphs crawl around in the sediment.Advertisement
I didn't see the water nymphs, but I was told that was because I was too noisy!
In recent years there has been quite a craze for the Polish or Check heavily weighted nymphs that imitate free-swimming caddis larvae.
The nymphs undergo five molts, becoming successively larger after each molt.
These are great for tying trout nymphs in natural colors.
Three naked nymphs vanish as I'm jerked back to wakefulness.Advertisement
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.
The marl provides excellent conditions for the mayfly nymphs to make a stable burrow in which they dwell for approximately 2 years.
Artificial damsel nymphs can be fished with faster pulls than you'd use with smaller nymphs.
The nymphs can move about but later they lose their legs & become sedentary.
They commonly prey on other insects, but large dragonfly nymphs are also capable of catching and eating tadpoles or small fish.Advertisement
On emerging in vast number the nymphs appear translucent with the dark wing cases clearly visible on their back.
Eternal Spring Season 5, Episode 19 - Naughty Nymphs A place where only wood nymphs can open.
Having gone ashore at Kios in Mysia to fetch water, he was carried off by the nymphs of the spring in which he dipped his pitcher.
Like most ametabolic and hemimetabolic Hexapoda, such nymphs continue to move and feed throughout their lives.
Some pupae are thus more active than some nymphs; the essential character of a pupa is not therefore its passivity, but that it is the instar in which the wings first become evident externally.Advertisement
Farther west of the Acropolis are three elevations; to the north-west the so-called " Hill of the Nymphs " (34 1 ft.), on which the modern Observatory stands; to the west the Pnyx, the meeting-place of the Athenian democracy (351 ft.), and to the south-west the loftier Museum Hill (482 ft.), still crowned with the remains of the monument of Philopappus.
The Pnyx, the Hill of the Nymphs and the Museum Hill are covered with vestiges of early settlements which extend to a considerable distance towards the south-east in the - direction of Phalerum.
The observatory, which is connected with the university, stands on the summit of the Hill of the Nymphs; like the Academy, it was erected at the expense of a wealthy Greek, Baron Sina of Vienna.
For he applied himself to manufacture wares having a close affinity with the shocking monstrosities used for sepulchral purposes in ancient Apulia, where fragments of dissected satyrs, busts of nymphs or halves of horses were considered graceful excrescences for the adornment of an amphora or a pithos.
Another myth has it to be Olenus, a son of Hephaestus, and father of Aega and Helice, two nymphs who nursed Zeus.Advertisement
The nymphs of the Perlidae are closely like their parents and breathe dissolved air by means of tracheal gills on the thoracic segments, for they all live in the water of streams. They feed upon weaker aquatic creatures, such as the larvae of Mayflies.
The murder of the sons of Aegyptus by their wives is supposed to represent the drying up of the rivers and springs of Argolis in summer by the agency of the nymphs.
One relates that he had no mother but was produced by Siva alone, and was suckled by six nymphs of the Ganges, being miraculously endowed with six faces that he might simultaneously obtain nourishment from each.
Another story is that six babes, miraculously conceived, were born of the six nymphs, and that Parvati, the wife of Siva, in her great affection for them, embraced the infants so closely that they became one, but preserved six faces, twelve arms, feet, eyes, &c. Kartikeya became the victor of giants and the leader of the armies of the gods.
A theory has been proposed by Professor DSrpfeld that Leucas is the island described in the Odyssey under the name of Ithaca; in support of this theory he quotes the fact that the Homeric description of the island and its position, and also the identification of such sites as the palace of Odysseus, the harbour of Phorcys, the grotto of the Nymphs and the island Asteris,.
As such he was called Nymphagetes, the leader of the nymphs of springs and fountains, a god of fresh water, probably his original character, and in this connexion was Ovrapcos (phytalmius), a god of vegetation,.
He is famous for his numerous amours, especially with the nymphs of springs and fountains; his offspring were mostly wild and cruel, like the sea - the Laestrygones, Polyphemus, Antaeus, Procrustes and the like.
In bas-reliefs he is often shown presiding over the dances of nymphs, whom he is sometimes pursuing in a state of intoxication.
As such they are companions of the Nymphs and Graces, with whom they are often confounded, and of other superior deities connected with the spring growth of vegetation (Demeter, Dionysus).
Parnassus was one of the most holy mountains in Greece, hallowed by the worship of Apollo, of the Muses, and of the Corycian nymphs, and by the orgies of the Bacchantes.
The other poems are xiii., the story of Hylas and the Nymphs, and xxiv.
Nymphs repeat the behaviour of the larvae, and finally moult into the adult, showing the generative orifice, which is the mark of maturity.
In addition to the great Homeric gods, the poet knows a whole " Olympian consistory " of deities, nymphs, nereids, sea-gods and goddesses, river-gods, Iris the rainbow goddess, Sleep, Demeter who lay with a mortal, Aphrodite the goddess of love, wife of Hephaestus and leman of Ares, and so forth.
Sea nymphs were Oceanids or Nereids, daughters of Oceanus or Nereus.
Oreades (6pos, mountain) were nymphs of mountains and grottoes, one of the most famous of whom was Echo.
Napaeae (varr17, dell) and Alseides (aXvos, grove) were nymphs of glens and groves.
Dryades (q.v.) or Hamadryades were nymphs of forests and trees.
The Greek nymphs, after the introduction of their cult into Latium, gradually absorbed into their ranks the indigenous Italian divinities of springs and streams (Juturna, Egeria, Carmentis, Fons), while the Lymphae (originally Lumpae), Italian water-goddesses, owing to the accidental similarity of name, were identified with the Greek Nymphae.
You may even be lucky enough to see the ritual trance dance in which enchanted nymphs chase away evil spirits !
I did n't see the water nymphs, but I was told that was because I was too noisy !
These tiny creatures need to quickly find themselves a host and feed in order to shed their skin and make the transition into eight legged nymphs.
For squash bugs, you can spot and destroy the eggs, nymphs (which cling to the leaves after hatching), and adults as well.
Nymphs are very active from spring through early summer, at the height of outdoor activity for most people.
Although far more adult ticks than nymphs carry Borrelia burgdorferi, the adult ticks are much larger, more easily noticed, and more likely to be removed before they have fed long enough to transmit Borrelia burgdorferi.
Avoid areas likely to be infested with ticks, especially during spring and summer, when tick nymphs are most likely to feed.
The nymphs hatch in three to 14 days and must feed on blood within one day.
Nymphs are smaller and lighter in color than adults and become sexually mature after nine to 12 days.
Dryads, fairies, nymphs and magicians are common sights.
Fairies have roots in almost all cultures as creatures who decide each person's destiny early in life, or they are simply as mythical creatures alongside sprites, nymphs, gnomes and pixies.
In many cultures, including Sumerian, Mesopotamian and ancient Greece, demons are another name for elemental spirits such as nymphs, satyrs, djinn and more.
The earliest mention of fairies comes from Greek mythology, in the form of supernatural entities called nymphs.
They had sighted the coast of Peloponnesus when a storm overtook them and drove them to the coast of Libya, where they were saved from a quicksand by the local nymphs.
As a pastoral god he was often closely connected with deities of vegetation, especially Pan and the nymphs.
Along with Halicarnassus and Cos, and the Rhodian cities of Lindus, Camirus and Ialysus it formed the Dorian Hexapolis, which held its confederate assemblies on the Triopian headland, and there celebrated games in honour of Apollo, Poseidon and the nymphs.
They are nymphs of the sea, who, like the Lorelei of German legend, lured mariners to destruction by their sweet song.
I also use weighted pheasant tail nymphs in sizes 10 to 14.
In the Greek mythology class, the professor spent a few lectures talking about nymphs and their place in Greek legends.
Like Perseus, he first applies to the Nymphs, who help him to learn where the garden is.
The white-fly is now a common pest in greenhouses, the nymphs being greenish scale-like objects on the under sides of the leaves, and adults very small white flies.
The nymphs were distinguished according to the different spheres of nature with which they were connected.
These are the nymphs, destined to acquire wings; their body is more slender in outline, and at first they bear well-marked tubercles.
The first, who was the most famous, was said to have been inspired by the nymphs of the Corycian cave.
The garden nymphs lived peacefully among the flowers and helped the humans in the short story.
They were known in Roman times, and many votive altars dedicated to Apollo and the nymphs have been found.
Nymphs had planted elm-trees, facing towards Troy, which withered away as soon as they had grown high enough to see the captured city.