Priapus sentence example

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  • Lampsacus was the chief seat of the worship of Priapus, a gross nature-god closely connected with the culture of the vine.

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  • This double sex also attributed to Dionysus and Priapus - the union in one being of the two principles of generation and conception - denotes extensive fertilizing and productive powers.

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  • That the humming-bird (Nuitziton), which was the god's old shape, should become merely his attendant (like the owl of Pallas, the mouse of Apollo, the goose of Priapus, the cuckoo of Hera), when the god received anthropomorphic form, is an example of a process common in'all mythologies.

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  • Collection of bawdy epigrams to the Roman god Priapus; the illustration of the first page may not be suitable for work.

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