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Letter "Z" » Zeus
«Yesterday the Zeus of stone from the doctor had a call - Though he's Zeus and though he's stone, yet today's his funeral»
«Open your mouth and shut your eyes and see what Zeus will send you.»
«Science can destroy religion by ignoring it as well as by disproving its tenets. No one ever demonstrated, so far as I am aware, the non-existence of Zeus or Thor - but they have few followers now.»
Author: Arthur C. Clarke
«All strangers and beggars are from Zeus, and a gift, though small, is precious»
«As the counterpart of Zeus for the Greeks or Jupiter for the Romans, Indra is the god of the thunderstorm, who vanquishes drought and darkness. »
«The dice of Zeus always fall luckily.»
«ZEUS, n. The chief of Grecian gods, adored by the Romans as Jupiter and by the modern Americans as God, Gold, Mob and Dog. Some explorers who have touched upon the shores of America, and one who professes to have penetrated a considerable distance to the interior, have thought that these four names stand for as many distinct deities, but in his monumental work on Surviving Faiths, Frumpp insists that the natives are monotheists, each having no other god than himself, whom he worships under many sacred names.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
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, Native American
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«OLYMPIAN, adj. Relating to a mountain in Thessaly, once inhabited by gods, now a repository of yellowing newspapers, beer bottles and mutilated sardine cans, attesting the presence of the tourist and his appetite.His name the smirking tourist scrawls Upon Minerva's temple walls, Where thundered once Olympian Zeus, And marks his appetite's abuse. --Averil Joop»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
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«You may fetter my leg, but Zeus himself cannot get the better of my free will»