The basis of the 6th tablet is the familiar nature-myth of the change of seasons, in which Gilgamesh plays the part of the youthful solar god of the springtime, who is wooed by the goddess of fertility, Ishtar.
The cuckoo was also sacred to Hera, who, according to the Argive legend, was wooed by Zeus in the form of the bird.
He had before wooed her in vain, and now carried her off to Mount Haemus, where they lived as king and queen of the winds, and had two sons, Zetes and Calais, and two daughters, Cleopatra and Chione (Apollodorus iii.
The young poet wooed the girl with poems, romances, dramas and mute worship, but received nothing except chilling indifference and lively ridicule.
Henry was much courted, and wooed with promises of lands to be won from the other side by his ally of the moment.
Their name is derived from a supposed ancestor, son of Zeus and Eurymedusa, who was wooed by the god in the form of an ant (Gr.
Death had her pick of badasses from every generation of man and creature, and she wooed every one with the promise of endless riches and the ability to leave when they chose.
It was the Yirkins' first venture into their system, and they'd chosen Anshan, aided by traitors within his father's government who were wooed with the promise of ruling their own planet.
daughters wooed, engaged and married by _machinery!_ And you're only eighteen; do you hear me?
marrydaughters wooed, engaged and married by _machinery!_ And you're only eighteen; do you hear me?
My daughters wooed, engaged and married by _machinery!_ And you're only eighteen; do you hear me?
wooed by younger women.
In order to secure promotion, he successfully wooed Vikki away from Danny.
wooed much of the press, but its styling wasn't universally favored.
The May-December romances ended with funerals for five elderly men, all wooed by younger women.
It wooed much of the press, but its styling was n't universally favored.
If a Virgo has trained his discerning eyes on you, be prepared to be wooed with style.
Quiet and introspective water signs are often wooed by the zeal and passion of the fire signs, just as earth-heavy signs are wooed by the ebullient nature of air-people.
She might even frown upon his showmanship in his method of courting, but secretly, she'll be wooed by his finesse and impressed with his taste and style.
This time, however, the women are in the driver's seat and get wooed by a group of men.
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