I have heard also How such strange magic lurks within these shells That at their bidding casements open wide And Innocence puts vine-leaves in her hair, And wantons like a maenad
She ceased to be a woman, complex, kind and petulant, considerate and thoughtless; she was a Maenad
384-404) And when Demeter saw them, she rushed forth as does a Maenad
down some thick-wooded mountain, while Persephone on the other side, when she saw her mother's sweet eyes, left the chariot and horses, and leaped down to run to her, and falling upon her neck, embraced her.
Almost all the Maenads
were unreasonable, and many of them insupportable; it struck me in short that he was kinder, more considerate than, in his place (if I could imagine myself in such a place
soaked in sweat, panting like a Maenad
after the dance," welcomes his most feral and frenzied assaults (112).
Dressed in a fawn-skin and crowned with pine leaves, she looks much more like a Maenad
than a nymph.
Albert's analysis is remarkably painstaking at times: he offers, for instance, a detailed account of the genealogy of the name Undershaft and its connections to Dionysus via the fifteenth-century English maypole celebration during which poles were erected outside church entrances in London, and even provides a reading of the particular instruments in Shaw's Salvation Army band and their relationship to the instrumentation of Euripides' maenad
Dances of silvan satyrs and motionless silence of maenad
that lost in internal contemplation and sensation of God are equally dionysic.
180), EBB experienced a "happy liberty" like "a Maenad
of old" (p.
Season 2, which is explicitly about the excess of belief in both fundamentalist Christianity (through the evangelical Steven Newlin, played by Steve Newlin) and fictionalized Greek paganism (the maenad
Maryann, played by Michelle Forbes, waiting for the god Dionysus) is only briefly analyzed before Clements concludes that in Harris's world the vampire has no "genuine theological significance" (102).
3 from Woodchester can only be interpreted as depicting a satyr and a maenad
, given the position of the male figure and the fawn-skin garment (nebris) visible behind his shoulder, following a scheme that incidentally is also found at Chedworth (cat 418.
The central glazed tile of Binomial Sikkinus pictures a maenad
dancer affiliated with Dionysus.