River Styx


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Noun1.River Styx - (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead soulsRiver Styx - (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead souls
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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They do not mingle with the silver eddies of the Peneus, but flow on the top of them like oil; for the Titaresius is a branch of dread Orcus and of the river Styx.
Putting in the river at the beginning of a solo trip feels like entering the river Styx.
Lady Laudanum, Grande Dame of the Underworld and CEO of Bare Bones Tours plc headed the carnival parade herself, in an unprecedented appearance this side of the River Styx.
In this incarnation, however, he is a taxi driver on the midnight shift rather than a boatman on the River Styx.
are forthcoming in Poetry, River Styx, Tupelo Quarterly, Solstice,
Life, drugs, death: a blood river of dope carries mind and body and soul across the river Styx.
Castro was a finalist for the Adirondack Review Fulton Fiction Prize and received the CCLM Editor's Award as Editor of River Styx Magazine.
From crossing the river Styx to dream encounters with Amon, as well as battles with monstrous creatures along the way, the action is fast-paced, the romantic relationship nicely depicted, and the story, at least of this particular quest, brought to a satisfying resolution.
The work is located at 111 & 120 River Styx Road within the Borough of Hopatcong and includes: site work, electrical work and general construction.
The closest analogy that rushes to my mind is that of the Greek Mythological figure Narcissus, the most beautiful son of River God Cephisus who as the tale goes 'once drew near the waters of the river Styx to drink water but was bowled over by the beauty of his own reflection fell in love with it and unable to clasp his beloved object, died exhausted at the banks of the river itself'.
and her poems have appeared in The New England Review, River Styx, The
And we are talking in the ICU which is like being marooned in the middle of the River Styx and has a mix of Lysol and frailty and this specialist says to me as we discuss sport: You know when I was a young doctor I had a commanding officer and he used to say look at the world around us.