Garden of Eden

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Garden of Eden a beautiful garden where Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation; when they disobeyed and ate the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil they were driven from their paradise (the fall of man)
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Usage

In literature:

He had thought the country a desolate wilderness; but now it seemed a Garden of Eden.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
I'd rather live in the Garden of Eden, where they didn't need any.
"Traffic in Souls" by Eustace Hale Ball
Very Garden of Eden: was it big enough for the Serpent?
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 86, December, 1864" by Various
Like all human young who are good for anything at all, he is trying to find the lost door to the Garden of Eden.
"They Twinkled Like Jewels" by Philip José Farmer
He made a garden of Eden.
"Anecdotes & Incidents of the Deaf and Dumb" by W. R. Roe
Adam fell in the Garden of Eden.
"Dwellers in the Hills" by Melville Davisson Post
Did you think it was to be a garden-of-Eden party?
"The Crimson Tide" by Robert W. Chambers
Eden, garden of, 175.
"The Religious Sentiment" by Daniel G. Brinton
She is as liable to do mischief as her namesake was in the Garden of Eden.
"Daisy Brooks" by Laura Jean Libbey
That was what happened to Eve in the garden of Eden.
"The House in Town" by Susan Warner
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In poetry:

Then sweet Jessie, let us go,
To Scotland's garden of Eden O!
And spend the lovely Summer day,
In the beautiful village of Rothesay.
"Beautiful Rothesay" by William Topaz McGonagall
"What matter though we seek with pain
The garden of the gods in vain,
If lured thereby we climb to greet
Some wayside blossom Eden-sweet?
"The Seeking Of The Waterfall" by John Greenleaf Whittier
These shall land safely in Eden's bow'rs,
Wearing the white robes of pardon;
Those shall be cast on a desolate shore,
Far from the gates of the garden.
"There Is a River We All Must Cross" by Henry Clay Work
Simple songs with a cadence olden—
These you learned in the Forest of Arden:
Friendly flowers with hearts all golden—
These you borrowed from Eden's garden.
"To James Whitcomb Riley" by Henry Van Dyke
"I know not what temptress first came to my garden
Of Eden, and lured me stern wisdom to leave;
But I rather believe that a sweet 'Dolly Varden'
Came into my rooms on a soft summer eve.
"A Romance In Real (Academic) Life" by E W Bowling
Hast thou e'er seen a garden clad
In all the robes that Eden had—
Or vale o'erspread with streams and trees,
A paradise of mysteries—
Plains with green hills adorning them,
Like jewels in a diadem?
"Blessings of Instruction" by John Bowring

In news:

We have discovered the Garden of Eden , only a 2-hour drive from Tucson, AZ – the last 30 miles over unpaved road.
Garden of Eden Ball to benefit botanical garden.
Inspiration From Feast Your Eyes, the Garden of Eden and Beyond.
Children of Eden is a very literal rendition of two Bible stories -- those of the Garden of Eden and Noah's flood.
Longwood Gardens first took notice of Munro 's works at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England.
Ohio is a pretty nice place, sure, but could it have been the Garden of Eden.
Not a metaphoric Garden of Eden, mind you, but the real, true thing.
Since the Garden of Eden, we've been tortured by temptation and the regulation of sin, which history tells us has always been synonymous with sex.
Save on your next meat purchase at Gardens of Eden .
Ernest Hemingway 's "The Garden of Eden" Begun in 1946, it was published in 1986, 25 years after Hemingway 's suicide.
A Garden of Eden without Adam.
Save on your next meat purchase at Gardens of Eden.
Originally released as Garbage in the Garden of Eden, this Turkish documentary by Fatih Akin records the environmental devastation of Camburnu, a picturesque village where the director's paternal grandparents once lived.
Michael Kern and the Gardens of Eden.
The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s has taken on the aura of a Boho Negro Garden of Eden, a vanquished utopia for politically forward, artistically and socially progressive black folk.
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In science:

Sutner, Linear cel lular automata and the Garden-of-Eden, Math.
Difference between minimum light numbers of sigma-game and lit-only sigma-game
The picture of the world that modern physics offers lies far away from the idyllic image of a garden of Eden.
Experimental proposal for testing the Emergence of Environment Induced (EIN) Classical Selection rules with Biological Systems
Also here the vision of a garden of Eden is seriously compromised: we learn from biology that monkeys are our cousins, and from psychology that our behaviour itself is most often out of control: we are quite closer to Mr Hyde than to Dr Jekill, obviously.
Experimental proposal for testing the Emergence of Environment Induced (EIN) Classical Selection rules with Biological Systems
States can have many predecessors (e.g. B ), but only one successor. G is a Garden of Eden state since it has no predecessors.
Modular Random Boolean Networks
Bu = { ut 0 | 0 ≤ t ≤ n} for some n ∈ N which may be 0 – if u is a “garden of Eden”.
Zigzags in Turing machines
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