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Synonyms for Parnassus

(Greek mythology) a mountain in central Greece where (according to Greek mythology) the Muses lived

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Ulysses, therefore, went to Parnassus to get the presents from Autolycus, who with his sons shook hands with him and gave him welcome.
They climbed the wooded slopes of Parnassus and soon reached its breezy upland valleys; but as the sun was beginning to beat upon the fields, fresh-risen from the slow still currents of Oceanus, they came to a mountain dell.
After a bizarre group of travelling players - led by Christopher Plummer as the seeming immortal Dr Parnassus - are pelted with bottles by a drunk, the thug goes through a stage mirror and finds himself in a weird and wonderfully surreal world, where he faces the choice between good and evil.
THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS 12A, 123mins Opens Friday, October 16
To get round this, three other actors - Colin Farrell, Jude Law and Johnny Depp - also take the role of Tony, the mysterious stranger who comes into the life of the centuries old Doctor Parnassus, who tours the world with his spectacular travelling theatre.
EPERITUS is a young Greek soldier on a solitary pilgrimage to the oracle on Mount Parnassus, when he stumbles across a group of travellers outnumbered by renegade deserters from the war in Thebes.
In June he can be seen in Terry The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.
As a result, Holy Roman Emperor will form part of a three-horse challenge from the Ballydoyle stable, which is completed by maidens Naigani and Mount Parnassus, in a field of 15.
Another comforting place to duck in out of the rain is Parnassus Books (5 Creek St.
The growth investments include a multi-cap growth fund [Smith Barney Aggressive Growth (SHRAX)]; a multi-cap value fund [such as Parnassus (PARNX)]; an international fund [such as ING International Value (NIVAX), which is now closed to new investors]; and a gold mutual fund [including First Eagle Gold (SGGDX)].
Like Balanchine's god in the last moments of Apollo, he seems to be summoning his followers to Parnassus.
While SRI wasn't endorsed with quite the gusto with which it is now being panned, the typical article would profile successful SRI funds, such [TABULAR DATA OMITTED] as Pax World or Parnassus, and suggest that superior investing returns resulted from using ethical screens.
Indeed, we always seem to be on Calvary or Parnassus in this book - almost literally at times, as when we read that author and subject cemented their friendship at the American Academy in Rome, whose director, Adele Chatfield-Taylor, is Guare's wife.
recently selected the Plans' first responsible investment offering; the Parnassus Equity Income Fund.
1, safely transported 131 patients to the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay from its Parnassus and Mount Zion campuses.