Personifications sentence example

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  • The fifty daughters of Nereus, the Nereids, are personifications of the smiling, quiet sea.
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  • He is not alone in his doings and conflicts, but has in conjunction with himself a number of genii - for the most part personifications of ethical ideas.
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  • His first work (1804) was an attempt to show by means of their names that the giants of the Bible and of Greek mythology were personifications of natural phenomena.
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  • In connexion with the principal object of this cult, Tantric theory has devised an elaborate system of female figures representing either special forms and personifications or attendants of the "Great Goddess."
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  • 4 The Hellenic polytheism of Homer and Hesiod is already at work upon similar ideas, and a whole group of mythic personifications slowly rises into view representing different phases of the same fundamental conception.
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  • Elsewhere we see prophets and sibyls, personifications of the theological virtues and of the sciences.
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  • Hadrian had spent much of his reign touring the Roman world, and some of these showed the personifications of provinces greeting him.
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  • Beyond the Lord and his Fire, the Gathas only recognize the archangels and certain ministers of Ormazd, who are, without exception, personifications of abstract ideas.
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  • These are probably guardian angels, standing to the churches in the same relation that the " princes " in Daniel stand to the nations; practically the " angels " are personifications of the churches.
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