Her back was straight, her shoulders square, and her features were as the features of a tiny goddess
on a pedestal in a garden in the dim light of a summer evening.
And when people say that's the accomplished daughter o' the accomplished superintendent of the Devil's Ford claim--otherwise known as the Star-eyed Goddess
o' Devil's Ford-- every eye is fixed on the mine, and Capital, so to speak, tumbles to her.
While enjoying a month of fine weather at the sea-coast, I was thrown into the company of a most fascinating creature: a real goddess
in my eyes, as long as she took no notice of me.
Then, they elevated into the vacant chair a young woman from the crowd to be carried as the Goddess
of Liberty, and then swelling and overflowing out into the adjacent streets, and along the river's bank, and over the bridge, the Carmagnole absorbed them every one and whirled them away.
But after I have stood in the doorway for some time, and feasted my eyes upon the goddess
of my heart, she approaches me - she, the eldest Miss Larkins
I thought my quest had brought me into a strange old haunted forest, and that I had thrown myself down to rest at the gnarled mossy root of a great oak-tree, while all about me was nought but fantastic shapes and capricious groups of gold-green bole and bough, wondrous alleys ending in mysterious coverts, and green lanes of exquisite turf that seemed to have been laid down in expectation of some milk-white queen or goddess
passing that way.
who think otherwise must suppose that the Goddess
Whereas, upon your view, the heroes who fell at Troy were not good for much, and the son of Thetis above all, who altogether despised danger in comparison with disgrace; and when he was so eager to slay Hector, his goddess
mother said to him, that if he avenged his companion Patroclus, and slew Hector, he would die himself--'Fate,' she said, in these or the like words, 'waits for you next after Hector;' he, receiving this warning, utterly despised danger and death, and instead of fearing them, feared rather to live in dishonour, and not to avenge his friend.
The travellers crossed, beyond Milligaum, the fatal country so often stained with blood by the sectaries of the goddess
A young girl is sacrificed; she disappears mysteriously from the eyes of those who sacrificed her; She is transported to another country, where the custom is to offer up all strangers to the goddess
in a golden hall, Fairest maids around her gleam, Wine-fumes of the festival Daily waft her into dream.
Never had Flora, the fresh and smiling goddess
of gardeners, been honored with a purer or more scrupulous worship than that which was paid to her in this little enclosure.