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Elysium

Greek myth the dwelling place of the blessed after death

Elysium

abode of the blessed after death. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmer-man, 94; Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
See: Heaven

Elysium

(Elysian Fields) abode of the blessed in afterlife. [Gk. & Rom. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary]
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This is hinted at from the outset, as the two streetcars she catches to reach Elysian Fields are called Desire and Cemeteries.
According to Ms Bridges, Elysian Fields were contacted before Steph's death by a concerned friend.
As the play progressed into scenes that were more fantastic in locale-the Elysian Fields, heaven, the reincarnation mechanism-the elements became more and more surreal and fantastic (fig.
He remains best–known in terms of his film career for those two roles, while more recently he's had parts in movies such as Freejack, Bent and The Man From Elysian Fields.
At age 44, my wife and I are about equally distant from the halcyon days of college and the Elysian fields of retirement and common sense says that we should spend the next 20 years consolidating and slowing growing our meager nest egg, not taking on a 30-year mortgage when we have only ten or so years left on our current one.
ON THIS DAY IN SPORT 1846: The first official baseball match took place at Elysian Fields, Hoboken, New York.
The two who immediately come to mind are people I actually gave poetry gigs when I was curating a series there: Jennifer Charles of Elysian Fields and Mike Doughty, a founding member of Soul Coughing.
Also on the programme for Mold is Elysian Fields, a powerful piece choreographed by the inventive and groundbreaking Javier De Frutos and set to the music from A Streetcar Named Desire.
Shows with titles like The Really Big Once and Elysian Fields and A Lonely Man's Habit assayed the writer's life and creative impact at New York City's Target Marg'in Theater, New York Fringe and See-Saw Solo Festival.
Claude and Elysian Fields with its roof blown off is a constant reminder of Katrina's destructive power.
But when Hades morphed into the Elysian Fields there was no noticeable change--none of the pure skies about which Orfeo sings--leaving many to think that his adored wife had been doomed to hell rather than heaven.
They told me to take a streetcar named Desire, and then transfer to one called Cemeteries and ride six blocks and get off at Elysian Fields," said Blanche DuBois.