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Hesperides

(hĕspĕr`ĭdēz), in Greek mythology, daughters of Atlas. They lived in a fabulous garden located at the western extremity of the world. There they guarded (with the aid of the dragon Ladon) a tree that bore golden apples. Hercules killed the dragon and obtained the apples as one of his 12 labors.
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"My condolences to the family and colleagues of Javier Montojo Salazar, the captain of the oceanographic research vessel Hesperides who died in Antarctica," said the Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy.
The detailed discussion of the printing of the 1648 Hesperides quarto presents the specialist reader with much to admire: the editors make an enormous contribution to Herrick studies by identifying John Grismond as the printer of the first quarto (although their grand claim that the printer "has never been identified until now" [408] is technically not true since Connolly announced the identification several years ago in her Herrick entry in the Blackwell Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature).
GARRY OWEN NEWSBOY 2.00 - MOUNT MAYDAY 2.30 - HAZZAAT 3.00 - CELTIC SULTAN 3.30 - ISOLA VERDE (NAP) 4.00 - CUT NO ICE 4.30 - HESPERIDES 5.00 - ALBASPINA 2.00 - GAZBOOLOU 2.30 - RAGING BEAR 3.00 - CELTIC SUNTAN 3.30 - RAMBO WILL 4.00 - CUT NO ICE 4.30 - HESPERIDES 5.00 - SOUND HEARTS (NAP) GARRY'S DOUBLE: ISOLA VERDE (NAP) AND HESPERIDES NEWSBOY'S DOUBLE: SOUND HEARTS (NAP) AND CELTIC SUNTAN GARRY OWEN 2.00 - MOUNT MAYDAY 2.30 - HAZZAAT 3.00 - CELTIC SULTAN 3.30 - ISOLA VERDE (NAP) 4.00 - CUT NO ICE 4.30 - HESPERIDES 5.00 - ALBASPINA NEWSBOY 2.00 - GAZBOOLOU 2.30 - RAGING BEAR 3.00 - CELTIC SUNTAN 3.30 - RAMBO WILL 4.00 - CUT NO ICE 4.30 - HESPERIDES 5.00 - SOUND HEARTS (NAP) GARRY'S DOUBLE: ISOLA VERDE (NAP) AND HESPERIDES NEWSBOY'S DOUBLE: SOUND HEARTS (NAP) AND CELTIC SUNTAN
Petkov has revealed that on Friday, after waiting for two days for a calmer ocean and weather, the crew of the Hesperides, Spain's main Antarctic support vessel, decided to pick up the nine Bulgarian scientists from the Livingston Island, where the Antarctic bases of both Bulgaria and Spain are located, in order to transfer them to the King George Island so that the Bulgarians could make it to their flight to South America.
The name Euesperides was attributed to the fertility of the area, and gave rise to mythological associations with the garden of Hesperides.
KEMPTON: 4.05 Cliffords Reprieve, 4.35 Estonia, 5.05 Lisahane Bog, 5.35 Hesperides, 6.05 Woop Woop, 6.35 Riggins, 7.05 Tislaam.
Paul's Top Tips 2.45 Lord Lansing 3.15 Mull Of Killough 3.45 Storm Runner FONTWELL 12.40 Syndication 1.15 Tecktal (nap) 1.50 Always Bold 2.20 Gunner Rose 2.55 Bagsy's Bridge 3.25 Ede's 3.55 Hold Court WETHERBY 12.25 Ockey De Neulliac 12.55 Fists Of Fury 1.30 Hazy Tom 2.00 Prosecco 2.35 Luggers Hall 3.05 Seigneur Des Bois 3.35 Ginger Fizz KEMPTON 4.05 Cliffords Reprieve 4.35 Estonia 5.05 Lisahane Bog 5.35 Hesperides 6.05 Woop Woop 6.35 Riggins 7.05 Tislaam LINGFIELD 12.35 Faithful Ruler 1.05 Triple Charm 1.40 Widyaan 2.10 Cotton Trader TOMORROW KEMPTON 4.10 Mucky Molly 4.40 Boudior 5.10 Honourable Knight 5.40 Colinca's Lad 6.10 Aye Aye Digby 6.40 Mount McLeod 7.10 Iron Step 7.40 Tadabeer
NAOMI MATTHEW: 4.05 Cliffords Reprieve, 4.35 Estonia, 5.05 Lisahane Bog, 5.35 Hesperides, 6.05 Woop Woop, 6.35 Riggins, 7.05 Tislaam.
Given the magnitude of his labors - killing the Nemean lion, cleaning the Augean stables, fetching the golden apples of the Hesperides, and the list goes on - you can't blame Herakles for being weary.
Apricots made cameo appearances as the golden apples of Hesperides in Greek mythology, and as the aphrodisiac in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." And this diminutive summer fruit continues to entertain the senses today.
During the fourth leg of the voyage, from Cape Town to Perth--where one of the expedition's two ships, the Hesperides, docked in March--the scientists collected around 4000 chemical and biological samples from as deep as 4000 metres.