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Alcyone:

see HalcyoneHalcyone
or Alcyone
, in Greek mythology, daughter of Aeolus and wife of Ceyx. When her husband drowned, Halcyone threw herself into the sea. Out of pity the gods changed the pair into kingfishers or halcyons, and Zeus forbade the winds to blow seven days before and
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Alcyone

(al-see -ŏ-nee, -sÿ -) (η Tau) A bluish-white giant star in the constellation Taurus that is the brightest star in the Pleiades. mv : 2.86; Mv : –1.5; spectral type: B7 IIIe.
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Swept up in the plot of the ensuing dream, one may forget the narrator's earlier deferred expression of sorrow for Alcyone, especially since he does not revisit that reaction in the concluding portion of the poem's frame, instead only expressing enthusiasm "to put this sweven in ryme" (1332).
The production exemplifies the theme of loss by signaling three distinct moments of separation between the two lovers: first, Ceyx's departure from Alcyone by ship; second, his appearing to his wife in a dream to inform her of his death; and finally, her discovery of his dead body upon the shore.
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The Cousteau Society is placing a ship, the Alcyone, at the court's disposal to carry out fact-finding commissions.
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In the same vein, Alcyone turns out to be `al' and the `one' with `I' in the middle (`the perfect emblem of lyrico-narrativity') and Juno is `J'uno'.
The bulk of Entfesselte Natur (or "Nature Unchained") consists of some thirty essays on individual works or movements by a variety of composers, ranging chronologically from Maria Marais's Alcyone (1706) to Joseph Haydn's Die Jahreszeitan (1801).
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He serves on the Board of four private companies including Alcyone Lifesciences and several non-profits.
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The stellar essay "Sea Birds and Morning Stars," contributed by astronomy and physics professor Kristine Larsen, looks at the Greek myth of Ceyx and Alcyone and discovers eleven similarities to Earendil and Elwing.