myth.

myth.

abbreviation for
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) mythological
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) mythology
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For the moment her fears had been allayed by the sight of the camp, which she had come to look upon as more or less a myth.
Listen, Conrart, this is the morality of Epicurus, whom, besides, I consider, if I must tell you so, as a myth.
After these amenities, the white master and the black talked of many things, the one bluffing with the white-man's superiority of intellect and knowledge, the other feeling and guessing, primitive statesman that he was, in an effort to ascertain the balance of human and political forces that bore upon his Su'u territory, ten miles square, bounded by the sea and by landward lines of an inter- tribal warfare that was older than the oldest Su'u myth.
This is how and why it is that the French system of administration, the purest and best on the globe has rendered robbery, as his Excellency has just told you, next to impossible, and as for peculation, it is a myth.
I have always thought," she said, "that Penelope was a myth.
Inclusive of grammar and comprehension questions, discussion questions, cultural in-fluences of each myth in art, music, ballet, and literature, ten original black and white illustrations, map of place names mentioned in the myths, genealogical charts, list of ancient sources cited, bibliography, and an end vocabulary, Latina Mythica is a superb learning tool, and very strongly recommended for all students of the Latin language, as well as Roman culture and myth.
My compliments to the author of "An Opinion on Dividends' Taxation" who stated that double taxation of dividends is a myth.
We have collectively suspended our disbeliefs, and put our faith not in a man, but in a myth.
Children aged seven to nine from Southfields Primary School, Hillfields, Coventry, learned about the Aborigine myth, Christ the King Infant School, Coundon, Coventry, learned about the Native American Iroqouis myth and Edgewick Primary School, Foleshill, Coventry stuided the Babylonian myth.
Mark, the Wisdom of Solomon, and the assimilation of the Olympian gods, each chapter skillfully elucidating central components that together define the Venetian myth.
At that moment, it has the potential to become a fable or an urban myth.
The Elusive Embrace: Desire and the Riddle of Identity (Knopf, $24) -- the title alludes to the myth of Narcissus -- probes gay culture and Mendelsohn's own family saga (immigration, arranged marriages, romantic deaths) with tools and tales he borrows from Greek myth.