„The Latmian hunter rests in the summer shade, fit lover for a goddess, and soon the Moon comes with veiled horns.“

—  Gaius Valerius Flaccus, buch Argonautica

Original: (la) Latmius aestiva residet venator in umbra
dignus amore deae, velatis cornibus et iam
Luna venit.
Quelle: Argonautica, Book VIII, Lines 28–30

Original

Latmius aestiva residet venator in umbra dignus amore deae, velatis cornibus et iam Luna venit.

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Gaius Valerius Flaccus Foto
Gaius Valerius Flaccus
römischer Dichter 45 - 95

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„The hunter and the deer a shade.“

—  Philip Freneau American poet, nationalist, polemicist, sea captain and newspaper editor 1752 - 1832

The Indian Burying-Ground. This line was appropriated by Thomas Campbell in O'Connor's Child.

Thomas Campbell Foto

„The hunter and the deer a shade.“

—  Thomas Campbell British writer 1777 - 1844

O'Connor's Child, Stanza 5
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

Novalis Foto

„Someone arrived there — who lifted the veil of the goddess, at Sais.“

—  Novalis German poet and writer 1772 - 1801

But what did he see? He saw — wonder of wonders — himself.
Novalis here alludes to Plutarch's account of the shrine of the goddess Minerva, identified with Isis, at Sais, which he reports had the inscription "I am all that hath been, and is, and shall be; and my veil no mortal has hitherto raised."
Pupils at Sais (1799)

Letitia Elizabeth Landon Foto
Letitia Elizabeth Landon Foto

„The moon is darkened in the sky
As if grief 's shade were passing by;“

—  Letitia Elizabeth Landon English poet and novelist 1802 - 1838

The London Literary Gazette, 1823

Jane Roberts Foto

„There was a god or goddess of wind, rain, lightning, thunder, clouds, stars, sun, and of course, the moon goddess, and they all more or less worked under SkyMaker.“

—  Jane Roberts American Writer 1929 - 1984

Quelle: Emir's Education In The Proper Use of Magical Powers (1979), p. 50

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Tennessee Williams Foto

„The moon rose, an opalescent goddess tipping light from her harsh maternal scimitar.“

—  Gregory Maguire, buch Wicked – Die Hexen von Oz

Quelle: Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

Novalis Foto

„Someone arrived there — who lifted the veil of the goddess, at Sais. — But what did he see? He saw — wonder of wonders — himself.“

—  Novalis German poet and writer 1772 - 1801

Novalis here alludes to Plutarch's account of the shrine of the goddess Minerva, identified with Isis, at Sais, which he reports had the inscription "I am all that hath been, and is, and shall be; and my veil no mortal has hitherto raised."
Pupils at Sais (1799)

Oliver Goldsmith Foto

„The hawthorn bush, with seats beneath the shade,
For talking age and whispering lovers made.“

—  Oliver Goldsmith, The Deserted Village

Quelle: The Deserted Village (1770), Line 13.

Phillis Wheatley Foto
Torquato Tasso Foto

„You, Honor, you first veiled
The fountains of delight,
Denying those waves to the thirsting lovers.“

—  Torquato Tasso, Aminta

Tu prima, Onor, velasti
La fonte dei diletti,
Negando l'onde a l'amorosa sete.
Act I, Choro, line 358.
Aminta (1573)

Bertrand Russell Foto

„Truth is a shining goddess, always veiled, always distant, never wholly approachable, but worthy of all the devotion of which the human spirit is capable.“

—  Bertrand Russell logician, one of the first analytic philosophers and political activist 1872 - 1970

Fact and Fiction (1961), Part II, Ch. 10: "University Education", p. 153
1960s

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„Soon it will be the phase of the moon
When people tune in.“

—  Kate Bush British recording artist; singer, songwriter, musician and record producer 1958

Song lyrics, The Kick Inside (1978)
Kontext: Soon it will be the phase of the moon
When people tune in.
Every girl knows about the punctual blues,
But who's to know the power behind our moves?

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