Tithonus


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Tithonus

(tɪˈθəʊnəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the son of Laomedon of Troy who was loved by the goddess Eos. She asked that he be made immortal but forgot to ask that he be made eternally young. When he aged, she turned him into a grasshopper
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He had wilfully stayed the short summer night there, wrapped in his coat and rug, watching the constellations on their path down the sky until `the bride of old Tithonus' rose out of the sea, and the mountains stood sharp in the dawn.
984-991) And Eos bare to Tithonus brazen-crested Memnon, king of the Ethiopians, and the Lord Emathion.
AND now as Dawn rose from her couch beside Tithonus, harbinger of light alike to mortals and immortals, Jove sent fierce Discord with the ensign of war in her hands to the ships of the Achaeans.
Aurora forgot to ask youth for her lover, and though Tithonus is immortal, he is old.
(59.) Robert Spoo, Three Myths for Aging Copyrights: Tithonus, Dorian Gray, Ulysses, 31 cardozo arts & ent.
I was gutted that Ayr were forced to abandon the Western Meeting but it means Tithonus runs in the 4.30.
Boynton examines Tennyson's reliance on commas and semicolons in "Ulysses" and "Tithonus" to create lighter and heavier repeated pauses as temporalities slow or speed up ("Tennyson and the Weight of a Pause," VP 53, no.
The handicaps look tricky, but Tithonus is a solid option in the opener, while Jet Streaming can make her light weight count in the last.
However, this shorter trip is unlikely to be in his favour and his draw in stall 15 will make life particularly difficult for this talented performer so bigger threats may come from the likes of the much improved Tithonus, the consistent Have A Nice Day and last year's runner up Reckless Endeavour.
The gelding has been in fair form since joining Tony Coyle and shaped like his turn was coming when chasing home course specialist Tithonus in the red hot Curragh Scurry.