But then you swear in the indictment that I teach and believe in divine or spiritual agencies (new or old, no matter for that); at any rate, I believe in spiritual agencies,--so you say and swear in the affidavit; and yet if I believe in divine beings, how can I help believing in spirits or demigods;--must I not?
But this is what I call the facetious riddle invented by you: the demigods or spirits are gods, and you say first that I do not believe in gods, and then again that I do believe in gods; that is, if I believe in demigods.
When this happened the ancient world was rolled up like a scroll, and put away until the next day, with all its orators and conspirators, its nymphs and satyrs, gods and demigods
; though sometimes they escaped at night and got into the boy's dreams.
Their appearance, although it was not quite at ease, excited by its carelessness, at once full of dignity and submission, the admiration of D'Artagnan, who beheld in these two men demigods
, and in their leader an Olympian Jupiter, armed with all his thunders.
So long as Hector lived and Achilles nursed his anger, and so long as the city of Priam remained untaken, the great wall of the Achaeans stood firm; but when the bravest of the Trojans were no more, and many also of the Argives, though some were yet left alive--when, moreover, the city was sacked in the tenth year, and the Argives had gone back with their ships to their own country--then Neptune and Apollo took counsel to destroy the wall, and they turned on to it the streams of all the rivers from Mount Ida into the sea, Rhesus, Heptaporus, Caresus, Rhodius, Grenicus, Aesopus, and goodly Scamander, with Simois, where many a shield and helm had fallen, and many a hero of the race of demigods
had bitten the dust.
The manner in which gods and demigods
and heroes and the world below should be treated has been already laid down.
Gusts of splendour, gods and demigods
contending with vast swords, colour and fragrance broadcast on the field of battle, magnificent victory, magnificent death!
The saints and demigods
whom history worships we are constrained to accept with a grain of allowance.
As a spoiled young boy who was given his first car aged just seven, Kim Jong-un was raised to believe he was a "demigod
Meanwhile, the remaining Avengers-Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner - must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos - the evil demigod
who decimated the planet and the universe.
Grifter, street magician and reluctant hero Jude Dubuisson has a little magic of his own: He's a demigod
who can find lost things.
,' said her personal stylist Enzo Francisco about a photo of her getting out of the water via Instagram Stories yesterday.