Hesperus


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Hesperus

[′hes·prəs]
(astronomy)
Greek name for the planet Venus as an evening star.

Hesperus

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Hesperus is the name given to the planet Venus when it appears as the Evening Star.

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hesperus by studying its feeding habits and examining two key survival mechanisms: its activation of thermal stress genes to cope with heat and its ability to go into diapause when winter approaches.
Brief Lives: Alexander Pushkin should by all means serve as an effective supplement to the translations of Pushkin produced by Hesperus Press as well as other publishers, and thus it admirably does its part in contributing to the poet's international legacy.
maculata) Pisauridae Ancylometes bogotensis Merrett (1988) (Keyserling 1877) Pisauridae Pisaurina mira Bruce & Carico (1988) (Walckenaer 1837) Theridiidae Latrodectus hesperus Ross & Smith (1979) Chamberlin & Ivie 1935 Theridiidae Latrodectus Stern & Kullmann (1981) tredecimguttatus (Rossi 1790) Thomisidae Xysticus cristatus Bristowe (1958) (Clerck 1757)
A photo shows Hesperus entering the Gladstone dock in December 1942, her bow crumpled after ramming and sinking the U-357.
THE Wreck of the Hesperus is a poem about a shipwreck written in 1841 by American Henry Longfellow.
O'Farrell and Bradley (1970) found that Pipistrellus hesperus and Myotis californicus flew at least on some nights throughout the winter in southern Nevada, with temperatures sometimes as low as 8 degrees C and with snow on the ground and ice on the spring where the bats were netted.
On neo-Russellian accounts, facts are individuated by reference to their components; hence the fact that Phosphorus is bright is the fact that Hesperus is bright; hence FIC, on such accounts, is +PSST.
Gardeners at Blue Lake Ranch, a bed-and-breakfast inn in Hesperus (11 miles west of Durango, Colorado), harvest golden and orange calendulas and blue and pink bachelor's buttons to dry and sell for edible garnishes.
What is perhaps most distinctive about his poetry is the way in which it calls forth a mythic memory, transposing present concerns into a key that resonates with a classical past: the poems - full as they are of seacoasts and Aegean light - tend to invoke such names as Nausicaa and Hesperus and such places as Scythia and Byzantium.
His reputation began with the novels Auswahl aus des Teufels Papierennebst einem nothigen Aviso vom Juden Mendel (1789; "Selections from the Devil's Papers Together with a Required Notice from the Jew Mendel") and Die unsichtbare Loge, 2 parts (1793; The Invisible Lodge), and was established by Hesperus, oder 45 Hundsposttage, 3 issues (1795; Hesperus; or Forty-five Dog-Post-Days).
His choral work The Wreck of the Hesperus was enthusiastically received in Boston this year.