Phoebus Apollo


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Phoebus Apollo (Greek mythology) Greek god of light; god of prophecy and poetry and music and healing; son of Zeus and Leto; twin brother of Artemis
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In literature:

Before him went Phoebus Apollo shrouded in cloud about his shoulders.
"The Iliad" by Homer
Quicker, quicker ply the violins of Phoebus Apollo.
"Roundabout Papers" by William Makepeace Thackeray
I know that you are in a poetical vein; but try not to sink from Apollo to Phoebus.
"Louise de la Valliere" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
We are your Ammon, Delphi, Dodona, your Phoebus Apollo.
"The Birds" by Aristophanes
Phoebus (fe'bus), or Phoebus Apollo in Greek and Roman mythology, one of the great Olympian gods and giver of light and life.
"Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four." by William H. Elson
Yes, this is Phoebus Apollo.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol III" by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
PHOEBUS (i. e. the radiant one), an epithet originally applied to Apollo for his beauty, and eventually to him as the sun-god.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Why, Sawbones must be Phoebus Apollo!
"A Dream of the North Sea" by James Runciman
Phoebus-Apollo is the sun-god.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
Fix, then, in your minds these words, which the father of Gods and men revealed to Phoebus Apollo, and Apollo to me.
"The Children's Hour, Volume 3 (of 10)" by Various
Give me my bow of horn, the gift of Phoebus, with which Apollo said I should repel the Fiends, if they appalled me by their maddened raging.
"The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I." by Euripides
Among these legends Apollo's love for Hyacinth and Phoebus' love for Pampinus figure conspicuously.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
I know that you are in a poetical vein; but try not to sink from Apollo to Phoebus.
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas
Phoebus is Apollo, the Sun-god.
"Milton's Comus" by John Milton
Phoebus-Apollo (fee'-bus), 68, 298.
"Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens
Phoebus Apollo, arrayed in purple, sat on a throne that glittered with diamonds.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
Indeed, all her skin owes more of its coloring to Phoebus Apollo than nature intended.
"Rossmoyne" by Unknown
Phoebus Apollo attempts the milder methods of concession and persuasion.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
All nature has succumbed to the fierce power of Phoebus Apollo.
"Faith and Unfaith" by Duchess
The name of Phoebus signified the torch of life, and Apollo was the father of medicine and the fine arts.
"Curiosities of Medical Experience" by J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen

In poetry:

Down to what slaughter-house!
Foh! the smell of carnage through the door
Scares me from it--drags me toward it--
Phoebus Apollo! Apollo!
"The Vision Of Cassandra" by Aeschylus