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Apollo

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The sun, the god of music. (Roman mythology.)

“A pollo’s angry, and the heavens themselves

Do strike at my injustice.”


Shakespeare: Winter’s Tale, iii. 2.

A perfect Apollo. A model of manly beauty, referring to the Apollo Belvidere (q.v.).

The Apollo of Portugal. Luis Camoëns, author of the Lusiad, so called, not for his beauty, but for his poetry. He was god of poetry in Portugal, but was allowed to die in the streets of Lisbon like a dog, literally of starvation. Our own Otway suffered a similar fate. (1527–1579.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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A-per-se
Apex
Aphrodite
Apioius
A-pigga-back
Apis
Aplomb
Apocalyptic Number
Apocrypha
Apollinarians
Apollo
Apollo Belvidere [Bel-ve-dear]
Apollodoros
Apollonius
Apollyon
Apostate (The)
A posteriori [Latin, from the latter]
Apostles
Apostles, where buried
Apostle Spoons
Apostles Creed (The)

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