Ogygian


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Ogygian

(əʊˈdʒɪdʒɪən)
adj
of very great age; prehistoric
[C19: from Greek ōgugios relating to Ogyges, the most ancient king of Greece, mythical ruler of Boeotia or Attica]
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And Minerva said, "Father, son of Saturn, King of kings, if, then, the gods now mean that Ulysses should get home, we should first send Mercury to the Ogygian island to tell Calypso that we have made up our minds and that he is to return.
Catherine Fisher, director of Huddersfield-based Ogygian, which rents properties to students, said she was delighted to sign up.
The example he gives is "an Ogygian disaster" ([LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] where the proper name means "primeval" and "enormous.
In a thought-provoking essay entitled |Making Up People' (1986), Hacking looks at the social construction of social phenomena and shows how many apparently unchanging human characteristics are more the product of informational processes than Ogygian characteristics of the species.
In a thought-provoking essay entitled 'Making Up People' (1986), Hacking looks at the social construction of social phenomena and shows how many apparently unchanging human characteristics are more the product of informational processes than Ogygian characteristics of the species.
Besides Better Than Honour, the catalogue also contains 15 Group/Graded stakes-producing mares, notably Blushing Ogygian (108), dam of leading sprinter Street Boss, High In The Park (155), dam of Divine Park, and Grass Skirt (152), whose Dixie Union colt Grasshopper ran Street Sense to a half a length in last season's Travers Stakes.
Tedarshana is out of a half-sister to the Grade 1 winner Ogygian and the family traces to Metropolitan Handicap winner Honour And Glory.
Old Friends is home to 22 horses, including Group/Grade 1 winners Ogygian, Sunshine Forever and Creator.
Out of the Ogygian mare Teslemi, he is a half-brother to the high-class middle-distance performer Johan Cruyff.
But sons of Danehill remain in vogue for good reason, while his dam is a daughter of Ogygian, also the broodmare sire of hot second-season sire Johannesburg.
I OGYGIAN, a three-time Grade 1 winner and sire of 23 stakes horses, is returning from Japan to live out his days at Old Friends' retirement home for race horses in Kentucky.
Out of the Ogygian mare Haleys Fury, the colt was sold by Taylor Made Sales Agency to Athens Woods for $250,000 (pounds 134,626).