River Lethe


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Noun1.River Lethe - (Greek mythology) a river in HadesRiver Lethe - (Greek mythology) a river in Hades; the souls of the dead had to drink from it, which made them forget all they had done and suffered when they were alive
netherworld, Scheol, underworld, Hades, infernal region, Hell - (religion) the world of the dead; "No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"-Theognis
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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I keep thinking about the River Lethe, the river of forgetting, the root of the word "lethal.
Wilder's idea of the afterlife resembles the classic myth where the dead drink the waters of forgetfulness from the river Lethe, which in Greek means "oblivion.
Meanwhile Aeneas sees in a remote valley a secluded grove, and rustling brushwood, and the river Lethe which flows past peaceful homes.
And so, Glaucon, the tale was saved and didn't die; it could save us too, if we're persuaded by it, and we'll get past the river Lethe in good shape without a stain on our soul.