Knowing, however, that the child was fond of sporting on the sea-shore, she hastened thither as fast as she could, and there beheld the wet faces of the poor sea nymphs peeping over a wave.
Tell me, you naughty sea nymphs, have you enticed her under the sea?"
"O, no, good Mother Ceres," said the innocent sea nymphs, tossing back their green ringlets, and looking her in the face.
Ceres scarcely waited to hear what the nymphs had to say, before she hurried off to make inquiries all through the neighborhood.
But young people's tears have very little saltness or acidity in them, and do not inflame the eyes so much as those of grown persons; so that it is not to be wondered at, if, a few moments afterwards, Proserpina was sporting through the hall almost as merrily as she and the four sea nymphs had sported along the edge of the surf wave.
Gerry and Avril Wilde had the pleasure of watching not just one, but three dragonfly nymphs
emerge from their garden pond in Guisborough and gradually metamorphose into adults.
Ynysyfro Reservoir 01633 838250 As high water temperatures are expected to continue imitative patterns such as buzzers, corixa, damsel nymphs
and Diawl Bach will tempt the trout.
Scholars explore the uses, functions, and semantics associated with nymphs
in early modern literature, art, music, and culture.