Usage examples for goddess

  1. Stuckup, great tall stork of a woman, that lords it over a man as though she was a goddess. – You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  2. You're not a goddess at all. – The Legion of Lazarus by Edmond Hamilton
  3. Love neither a goddess nor a captive woman. – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  4. I have not been there much of late, ' continued the Goddess, looking somewhat sad and serious, 'since- but I will not talk sentiment to Ixion. – Ixion In Heaven by Benjamin Disraeli
  5. As he walked, he thought of his misfortunes, and grew very bitter against the cruel goddess of fate, whom he had been taught to fear. – The Story of the Greeks by H. A. Guerber
  6. There 's three of beast to one of goddess in her, and set her alone, and let her be hunted and I not by, beast it is with her! – The Tragic Comedians, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  7. Over there in Paris, with all our smashing of idols, we had at least held fast to our one great goddess of art, we had slaved like dogs at the hard daily labor of honestly learning our various crafts. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  8. When the Athenians were going down to the Peiraeus, he gave out that the Gorgon's head had been lost from the statue of the goddess. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch
  9. And behind him stood his Sophie, an inspiring goddess. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  10. The gods of fear were born of the goddess of love. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  11. Mr M'Queen had often mentioned a curious piece of antiquity near this which he called a temple of the goddess Anaitis. – The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell
  12. We are not surprised to hear that this statue inspired a personal passion; she is the goddess of love, and is represented as not beyond the reach of human attraction; but she is brought down to the level of mortals, rather than capable of raising mortals to a higher sphere by her contemplation. – Religion and Art in Ancient Greece by Ernest Arthur Gardner
  13. They professed to find her, and bring her home; but upon their arrival, they produced nothing but a large black stone, which the people welcomed as a most precious stone, and which they were contented to receive as the goddess they required. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  14. Now, however, those words of the dying goddess- she who stood quietly awaiting her chosen death, brought a great calm to his mind. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  15. She ate in silence, looking like an offended goddess, dressed in an old black silk gown of her mother's trimmed with aged Valenciennes lace. – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward
  16. In the meantime the merchant himself with his wife and six daughters had been frowned upon by the goddess of wealth. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  17. How gracious she was and like a Goddess with these boys, as he called them! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  18. " Like a goddess," Arnold confessed. – In Luck at Last by Walter Besant
  19. Tall, round without being fat, with a slender dignity as noble as her mother's, she really deserved the name of goddess, of which old authors were so lavish. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  20. Eponathe goddess of horses. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham