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Antinous

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Antinous an-tin′ō-us an ideal of youthful manly beauty, from the name of the favourite of the Roman emperor Hadrian so famous in ancient art.
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Usage

In literature:

For example, take Antinoe, built by Hadrian in memory of his favourite Antinous, on the banks of the Nile.
"Ancient Town-Planning" by F. Haverfield
For aught Cousin Jane knew the Chelsea Registrar might have been an Antinous for beauty.
"Septimus" by William J. Locke
Audrey had met Madame Piriac by sheer hazard in a corset shop in the Rue de la Chaussee-d'Antin.
"The Lion's Share" by E. Arnold Bennett
Jack's nose was broad and flat; Darrell's straight and fine as that of Antinous.
"Jack Sheppard" by William Harrison Ainsworth
The modern French school found the doors in the Rue Bergere closed to them, but they were welcomed with open arms at the Chaussee d'Antin.
"Musical Memories" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Thus begging everywhere along the way he was conveyed to the city of Antinous in Aegypt.
"History of the Wars, Books I and II (of 8)" by Procopius
On my return to Paris, it was among my first attentions to go to the rue Chaussee d'Antin, No.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Two of the wooers, Antinous and Eurymachus, were greatly angered at the daring act of the youth.
"The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy" by Padriac Colum
The argent limbs of Antinous brushed against the garments of Mona Lisa.
"The House of the Vampire" by George Sylvester Viereck
And so I was "Mary Antin," and I felt very important to answer to such a dignified title.
"The Promised Land" by Mary Antin
Then Odysseus passed into his house, and he stood a beggar in his own hall, and asked an alms from Antinous.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
Antin, Mary, 774, 782, 783.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Caspar Dennett, looking like a trim Antinous with a fashionable tailor, smiled upon all, especially Miss Bredd.
"Melomaniacs" by James Huneker
Then Antinous bade the goatherd light a fire, and bring grease to heat the bow, and make it more supple.
"Tales of Troy and Greece" by Andrew Lang
However, two or three days after the performance at Saint-Cloud, I ran against him in the Chaussee d'Antin.
"An Englishman in Paris" by Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
I return to that corner house of the Rue de la Chaussee d'Antin, where the maestro lived.
"Fragments of an Autobiography" by Felix Moscheles
Antinous himself could not boast of finer features, or a more captivating expression.
"The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 1 of 6" by Eugène Sue
Cecile, in the Rue de la Chaussee d'Antin.
"Autobiographical Reminiscences with Family Letters and Notes on Music" by Charles Gounod
He lives in the Chaussee d'Antin.
"The Flower Girl of The Château d'Eau, v.2 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XVI)" by Charles Paul de Kock
She hired a handsome apartment on Rue d'Antin.
"Le Cocu (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XVIII)" by Charles Paul de Kock
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In poetry:

Sing to me of that odorous green eve when
crouching by the marge
You heard from Adrian's gilded barge the
laughter of Antinous
"The Sphinx" by Oscar Wilde

In news:

'Burlesque' leaves no showbiz cliché unturned burlesque, aguilera, club, ali, one, antin, big, tess, star, numbers.
Pussycat Dolls founder Robin Antin (from left), celebrity choreographer Richard Jackson and Abby Lee Miller of " Dance Moms" judge the all-new Lifetime series "Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition.
Ruth Antine wakes up around 3 am She gets dressed, hooks her music bag on her walker, and heads downstairs in her Bethesda retirement home.
Well, now she can be, thanks to the CW contest Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll—- and Pussycat creator Robin Antin insists she should be.
A model poses on the runway during the Pussycat Dolls by Robin Antin fashion show during Mercedes Benz fashion week in Culver City, Calif.
The Pussycat Dolls founder Robin Antin knows a thing or two about being in shape, so RadarOnline.com spoke exclusively with the choreographer and dancer about the best ways to stay healthy in 2012.
Pussycat Dolls by Robin Antin for Bebe, $86, bebe.com.
Charles Antin explores the world of vintage beer.
The re-imagining of black ballerina Eleanora Antinova, a signature Antin creation, at the Hammer Museum shows an artist still in revolutionary mode.
Eleanor Antin revisits 'Before the Revolution '.
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