Orestes

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Orestes (Greek mythology) the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra; his sister Electra persuaded him to avenge Agamemnon's death by killing Clytemnestra and Aegisthus
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Usage

In literature:

She was a devoted Electra, laying a cool, healing hand on a distracted, perspiring Orestes.
"The Tragic Muse" by Henry James
He might even at the last have money in the bank at Marechiaro, houses in the village, a larger wine-shop than Oreste in the Corso.
"The Call of the Blood" by Robert Smythe Hichens
Now it chanced that at this same time Orestes, with Pylades that was his friend, came in a ship to the land of the Taurians.
"Myths and Legends of All Nations" by Various
Orestes also killed his mother; and we do not judge Orestes as we judge Nero.
"Short Studies on Great Subjects" by James Anthony Froude
What Pylades did to Orestes prove, Such to the parrot was the turtle-dove.
"The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Christopher Marlowe
Quite a young Pylades and Orestes.
"Burr Junior" by G. Manville Fenn
Orestes asks whether the husband has taken a vow of chastity, so that a vow of chastity was not an unknown thing.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
For my Orestes is not yet a shade.
"The Odyssey of Homer" by Homer
Orestes and his friend Pylades, for these are the strangers, are led to death, loaded with chains.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
Orestes-like I breathe this prayer!
"The Grateful Indian" by W.H.G. Kingston
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In poetry:

A day, though profitless his task,
Heedless what Belial may say-
He who wore out the perfect mask
Orestes fled in night and day.
"Elegy" by Allen Tate
Ah! commend me to Mary Magdalen
With her sevenfold plagues, to the wandering Jew,
To the terrors which haunted Orestes when
The furies his midnight curtains drew,
But charm him off, ye who charm him can,
That reading demon, that fat old man!
"The Demon Of The Study" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Creations of the Offspring of 'Orestes.
Creations of the Offspring of ' Orestes .
You can experience not only this ethos but also the wonderful ' pillaging ' in his new play Orestes 3.0:Inferno, receiving its world premiere at City Garage.
Anthony Byrnes on Chuck Mee's ethos, his making project, and the wonderful ' pillaging ' in his 'Orestes 3.0:Inferno,' a world premiere at City Garage.
Notes on An African Orestes.
Like Orestes, the hero of the Greek tragedy to which its title alludes—and which, according to its author, has from the start provided his novel with its "underlying structure".
In this clip, watch Susan Graham as Iphigenie perform "Je t'implore et je tremble " alongside Placido Domingo as Oreste in Gluck's Iphigenie en Tauride at the Metropolitan Opera.
A lifelong resident of Ravenna, Al was born February 27, 1945, to Ida M and Oreste L Pantalone.
'Orestes 3.0: Inferno ' a visual feast of the Greeks.
Gullotta will replace esteemed Oreste Lionello, who died in 2009.
His 1960 play, The Prodigal, a retelling of Euripides' Orestes, won an Obie Award and a Drama Desk Award.
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In science:

We have the category F orest and its full subcategory T ree.
On the duality between trees and disks
Define a suspension functor su : F orest → T ree as follows.
On the duality between trees and disks
We have the category F orest(C ) of labeled forests and morphisms in C and its full subcategory T ree(C ) with ob jects labeled trees in C .
On the duality between trees and disks
Define a suspension functor su : F orest(C ) × C → T ree(C ) as follows.
On the duality between trees and disks
Authors are grateful to Orest Hrycyna for discussion.
Exact solutions for Big Bounce in loop quantum cosmology
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