Hylas


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Hylas

(hī`ləs), in Greek mythology, beautiful youth. He was a favorite companion of Hercules. While on the expedition of the Argonauts, Hylas was dragged into a spring by water nymphs enchanted by his beauty and was never found.

Hylas

boy beloved by Heracles is carried off by the nymphs after he draws water from their fountain. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 476]

Hylas

Hercules’ servant; so captivates Naiads, they abduct him. [Gk. Myth.: Hall, 158]
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The road taken by Stelle, Hylas, and their contract is also that of seventeenth-century fiction: the exemplar of sophism, Hylas joins Stelle as auditor-author and as standard-bearer for a new generation of women writers who are also readers of L'Astree and who, like d'Urfe and his troubling inconstants, found their writings on subversion of textual and political authority.
Under the agreement, Hughes will supply Avanti with 48 advanced Ka-band system gateways for HYLAS 2, scheduled for launch in 2012, thereby raising the total to 56 gateways for both satellites, and complementing the prior order for 50,000 customer premise terminals.
he Hylas mission will address the large demand for broadband services in Europe that cannot be met by terrestrial networks.
Hercules, disturbed by his lover's lengthy absence, scours in vain for Hylas, the Argo eventually sailing without either him or Hylas.
As usual, in response to the clown, the renegade, the harlequin Hylas, Silvandre has made a patient and reasoned expose on the preeminence of the spiritual when his argument culminates in the question, "is it not impossible that he who loves only the body, be loved by it, inasmuch as love can be only in the soul?
The HYLAS 2 satellite, to be built by Orbital and operated by Avanti Communications Group plc, the UK's only fixed satellite service operator, is scheduled for delivery in early 2012.
Avanti has announced that it has completed contracts to purchase and launch the HYLAS 4 satellite.
The white Ford Transit van was stolen from Hylas Lane near the castle in Rhuddlan at midday on Thursday, May 29.
Expansion of Ka-band services in Middle East over Avanti's Hylas 2 satellite follows successful deployments in Afghanistan
Funds from the placing will be used by Avanti Communications for the procurement, launch and operation of its second satellite, called HYLAS 2, in the first half of 2012.
Only emergency works will be carried out on The Roe until works are complete to avoid unnecessary delays; Hylas Lane, Rhuddlan, new gas main until 11 September; Allt-y-Badi, Llangollen, drainage improvement to December; Ffordd Penrhywlfa, Prestatyn, carriageway refurbishment, two way temporary traffic lights until 25 September; Cegg y Ffordd, Prestatyn, bridge works, two way temporary traffic lights to 27 November; Abbey Road, Llangollen, new gas service, two way temporary traffic lights until 7 September; Various roads, Llanrhaeadr, reconstruction of a wall until 9 October; Criccin Road, Waen, resurfacing until 7 September.
Richard Wyatt's Flora and Zephyr smirk with becoming neatness and sweetness, John Gibson's Narcissus (1838) has a prescient period droop, and his Hylas Surprised by the Naiades (Fig.