Oenone


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Oenone

(ēnō`nē), in Greek mythology, nymph skilled in the art of healing. Paris loved her but later deserted her for Helen. Oenone, in revenge, sent their son, Corythus, to guide the Greeks to Troy. When Paris lay mortally wounded, he asked her to heal him but she refused. After learning of his death, she committed suicide.
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Oenone, heartbroken for all her wrath, in silence throws herself into the flames to burn with him.
Never, never more Shall lone Oenone see the morning mist Sweep thro them; never see them overlaid With narrow moon-lit slips of silver cloud, Between the loud stream and the trembhng stars.
The placing in the fifth of a 12-race series took her 14 points ahead of Australia's Oenone Wood.
Always loyal to Phaedra, Oenone lives utterly for her: "Oenone: I've given my life to her.
The Welsh cyclist, who became the first British woman to take overall victory in the series two years ago, finished ahead of Australia's Oenone Wood and Germany's Judith Arndt to win the Belgian race which finished with a climb up the formidable Mur de Huy.
Haile Gebrselassie, ETH, running; Michael Phelps, USA, swimming; Gunn-Rita Dahle, NOR, mountain biking; Anders Espinoza, Mexico, marathon; Loretta Harrop, Australia, triathlon; Lenny Krayzelburg, USA, swimming; Christoph Dieckmann, GER, beach volleyball; Alison Sydor, CAN, mountain biking; Oenone Wood, AUS, cycling; Scott Goldblatt, USA, swimming; Brandis Chastain, USA, soccer; Jose Antoni Hermida, ESP, mountain biking; Michael Fellmann, GER, sailing; Jens Fiedler, GER, cycling; Susanne Ljungskog, Sweden, cycling.
123132 ANIAIN * (Pakistan), BRIBIR (Croatia), CHACAH (Mexico), DRADAR (Morocco), ERIEIR (wadi--Tunisia), FELFLE, Ain el (spring--Lebanon), H'RAHAR (locality--Algeria), ISAIAS (Mozambique), JEMJME, Ej (a slope in the Lebanon), KSIKIS (hill--Tunisia), LAILIA (Indonesia), NSANAS, Chabet (wadi--Morocco), OENONE (mountain--New Zealand), PREPER (Czechoslovakia), SRESER (Croatia), TVETEV (lake--Norway), UASUSA (Mozambique), VIAVAI, Estrada de (Portugal), YAW-YWA (Burma)
Yet it is also lower than in any dramatic work by anybody else listed; and of eighty-one blocks, of approximately three thousand words each, from non-Shakespearean poems only the Funeral Elegy and one block from Heywood's Oenone (1605) are as low or lower.
Sono le donne di: San Girolamo, Walter Map, Chaucer nel The Legend of Good Women, Jean de Meun, il quale riporta un catalogo delle protagoniste delle Heroides (Didone, Fillide, Oenone e Medea).
Her minions and nurse Oenone (Sheena See) attend to every quiver and belch, the more graphic and unseemly, the better.