Hesperus


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Synonyms for Hesperus

a planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western sky

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Suppose you hold a belief that you would express by asserting that Hesperus is not identical with Phosphorous.
Although the plots of The Invisible Lodge and Hesperus are summarized in some detail, the first of these works is represented in translation only by the idyll, Wutz, which forms an appendix to the novel, while the pages labelled |Hesperus' offer only part of an independent essay |On the Desert and the Promised Land of the Human Race'.
hesperus could not complete its growth and development with only tomato leaves, and only 6% of individuals completed nymphal development on a diet of E.
5 Nycticeius humeralis 20 0 0 Parastrellus hesperus 1 0 0 Perimyotis subflavus 9 2 22.
hesperus is capable of surviving extremely dry conditions, 107[degrees]F heat, and freezing temperatures.
Forster: Brief Lives, sister volume to his biography of Oscar Wilde (both Hesperus Press).
Hesperus Press has also published a number of works written by Pushkin: Chandler's own translations of Dubrovsky (with "Egyptian Nights") and The Captain's Daughter, as well as Roger Clarke's translation of Ruslan and Lyudmila.
Aspects of the courtship behavior of the black widow spider, Latrodectus hesperus (Araneae, Theridiidae), with evidence for the existence of a contact sex pheromone.
There is the commissioning pennant of the destroyer Hesperus which was based in Liverpool for much of the war.
Direct reference theory faces serious prima facie counterexamples that must be explained away (for example, that it is possible to know a priori that Hesperus = Phosphorus).
New additions to the Hesperus Press imprint assure that lesser-known works by established classic writers do not go unheralded.
Aidan O'Brien has entered three in the race - King Hesperus, Tumblebrutus and Newton - but yesterday he virtually ruled out the first-named, saying: "Newton is the most likely of ours at the moment and maybe Tumblebrutus also.
If I wasn't on the schooner Hesperus I was wondering lonely as a cloud or sitting in a country churchyard ``where heaved the turf in many a mouldering heap''.
The pair finished a length and a half clear of third-placed King Hesperus.
MY mum says I look ilike "the wreck of the Hesperus.