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n. Greek Mythology
The goddess of justice.
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My brother Masons swear by the blood that they are ready to sacrifice everything for their neighbor, but they do not give a ruble each to the collections for the poor, and they intrigue, the Astraea Lodge against the Manna Seekers, and fuss about an authentic Scotch carpet and a charter that nobody needs, and the meaning of which the very man who wrote it does not understand.
Willan's Astraea, or True Love's Myrror: A Pastoral (London, 1651) begins with a description of "The Scene": "The frontispiece is a wreath of fresh Foliage, much like the enterance into a close Alley, the tops whereof interlac'd, represent the perfect figure of an Arch; at whose intersection is a kind of knot, whereon is enscribed in letters of gold, FOREST .
Consequently, her home is the country and the mountain, the places Astraea lived before living this world" (58).
This month's trials will include "the world's first use of autonomous, vision-based weather-avoidance routing and the first UK surrogate flight of a fully functional visual sense-and-avoid system which includes collision avoidance tests using a second aircraft," Astraea said in a statement.
In Astraea Redux, Dryden had identified the same appropriation of religious ideals by the Puritans who had beheaded Charles I:
She carried a hand-tied bouquet of Leonidas roses, red spray roses, fall mums, bear grass, Astraea, hypericum berries, and seeded eucalyptus.
Grant-making giant the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, a recipient of financial support from Merrill Lynch in the past, is already considering cutting internal costs if there's a drop-off in revenue.
Northeastern University), Professor of Law, Babson College, Board member, Astraea Foundation for Justice, Author: Gender Nonconformity, Race and Sexuality--Charting the Connections (University of Wisconsin Press).
However, the group has been dogged by a lack of understanding of its phylogeny and questions about the inclusion or not of segregate genera such as Astraea, Crotonopsis, Cubacroton, Eremocarpus, Julocroton, and Moacroton.