Diana


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  • noun

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English aristocrat who was the first wife of Prince Charles

(Roman mythology) virgin goddess of the hunt and the Moon

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She wor the pictur' o' ye, Mary: Diana is more like your father.
Mary and Diana, let us go into the parlour and talk the matter over.
No, for that very resemblance affrights me; I should have liked something more in the manner of the Venus of Milo or Capua; but this chase-loving Diana continually surrounded by her nymphs gives me a sort of alarm lest she should some day bring on me the fate of Actaeon.
The rest of Mademoiselle Eugenie's person was in perfect keeping with the head just described; she, indeed, reminded one of Diana, as Chateau-Renaud observed, but her bearing was more haughty and resolute.
There, within the mighty sanctuary, Latona and Diana healed him and made him glorious to behold, while Apollo of the silver bow fashioned a wraith in the likeness of Aeneas, and armed as he was.
It has been a nice summer," said Diana, twisting the new ring on her left hand with a smile.
asked Diana, as if she had not heard Anne's remark.
I'll be so lonesome when you go," moaned Diana for the hundredth time.
Outside in the garden, which was full of mellow sunset light streaming through the dark old firs to the west of it, stood Anne and Diana, gazing bashfully at each other over a clump of gorgeous tiger lilies.
Oh, Diana," said Anne at last, clasping her hands and speaking almost in a whisper, "oh, do you think you can like me a little--enough to be my bosom friend?
Avonlea folks knew why Diana had called her Anne, of course, but Avonlea folks were puzzled by the Cordelia.
You always hated geometry," said Diana with a retrospective smile.
Nicholl discovered the state of the air by observing Diana panting painfully.
Michel Ardan chatted first with Barbicane, who did not answer him, and then with Nicholl, who did not hear him, with Diana, who understood none of his theories, and lastly with himself, questioning and answering, going and coming, busy with a thousand details; at one time bent over the lower glass, at another roosting in the heights of the projectile, and always singing.
Gladiator and Diana came up to it together and almost at the same instant; simultaneously they rose above the stream and flew across to the other side; Frou-Frou darted after them, as if flying; but at the very moment when Vronsky felt himself in the air, he suddenly saw almost under his mare's hoofs Kuzovlev, who was floundering with Diana on the further side of the stream.