River Styx

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(Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead souls

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And at this point the poet thinks of what the "midge-drifts" recall--the shades on the bank of the river Styx, waiting to be ferried across.
CROWDED TO ENJOY Cave Tour n n Less Same More n No Focus on Mammoth 14 2 50% 50% 0% 2 100% Frozen Niagara 118 149 7% 66% 27% 154 82% Great Onyx Lantern 38 30 13% 80% 7% 32 100% Historic 120 137 7% 59% 34% 144 76% Introduction to Caving 20 15 0% 100% 0% 15 93% Ranger-led Discovery 40 56 20% 68% 13% 59 92% River Styx 60 36 6% 75% 19% 34 91% Self-Guided Discovery No limit 21 24% 76% 0% 24 96% Star Chamber 40 14 14% 79% 7% 14 100% Travertine 39 40 18% 80% 3% 42 98% Trog 12 11 9% 91% 0% 11 100% Violet City Lantern 38 29 3% 86% 10% 32 94% TOTAL 45 14.
Charon," for example, deals not with a ferryman taking the newly dead across the River Styx but with a bus driver who wants to change routes and go someplace new.
River Styx Reading Series features poets Mary Ann Kelly, Robert Nazarene, Loy Ledbetter and Marie Chewe-Eliot--7:30 p.
Echoes of paying one's dues on the bank of the River Styx come to mind
Maybe this boat has just crossed the River Styx, and the hounds are stand-ins for Cerberus.
One of Nix's offspring was Charon, who ferried the dead across the river Styx to hell.
If their America is lost--even the personified "blue" of the automobiles seems to concur--recognition of that fact leads to thoughts of death, of Charon and the River Styx.
Later I was invited to serve on the board of River Styx.
Somewhere along the way bouncing drag queens and crepe paper-strewn truck beds become either a march to Valhalla or a one-way trip on the river Styx.
in The Colorado Review and River Styx and is forthcoming from POETRY
But he was much more fluent here and came right away to beat his Musselburgh conqueror River Styx by an eased-down seven lengths.
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It contains unusual rock formations and echoes to the eerie sound of running water with the subterranean River Styx flowing through the cavern.
The letter cited a new study by the National Academy of Sciences that confirmed previous findings that existing CAFE standards have resulted in thousands of deaths on the road each year, and raising CAFE would send even more motorists over the River Styx.