Hecate


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(Greek mythology) Greek goddess of fertility who later became associated with Persephone as goddess of the underworld and protector of witches

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In the ideal Hecate county seduction, for example, a Hecate county man seduces a Hecate county woman by telling her that her difference from the crowd has already separated the two of them from everybody else:
Therefore, it would make sense, following Lance Donaldson-Evans's reading, [41] not only to recall that the last four verses of D22 contain, in addition to a distinct echo of Revelations 16:5 ("Justus es, Domine, qui es, et qui eras"), an unmistakable reference to that most Marian of texts, the Song of Songs (8:6: "quia fortis est ut mors dilectio"), and to conclude with him that, as a result, "Delie is intimately associated not simply with 'pagan divinities' -- Hecate, Diana, Proserpina -- but also with the love of the Judeo-Chr istian God of the Bible.
Besides speaking the entire Idyll, Simaetha invokes both the Moon and Hecate (10-16):
The line includes Lolly Face Salve, a sheer pinkish red salve that lends a soft glow to the face; Hecate, jet black mascara; Kissy Sazuki, matte red lipstick; Tabetha, pink lip gloss and Pussycat Pussycat, shimmery face and body powder.
Sus pulsiones interiores, la fuerza vital de pasiones por mucho tiempo contenidas pero que empiezan a desplegarse con toda su furia, remiten la figura de la madre a personajes como Hecate (2) y, principalmente, Medea, que expresan el lado diabolico del principio femenino, de la Madre Terrible.
In the Ode of August 1746, Orpheus carries his music to hell, where the furies, including "Brown Hecate," hear his "song divine":(52)
And the as-yet-unexiled Richard Wright published the much-admired work Black Boy, while Edmund Wilson's Memoirs of Hecate County was banned for obscenity in parts of the country, though it would be allowed out today in Washington.
The Greeks considered yew trees sacred and associated them with Hecate, Queen of the Underworld.
Cores taken midway between Haida Gwaii and the mainland indicate that large portions of the Hecate Strait were terrestrial and ice free (see Barrie et al.
Though it is now agreed, for example, that the colour print known as Hecate should not be so rifled, Heppner's proposal that it illustrates Medea about to murder her children is unpersuasive: the supposed impending murder is not adequately suggested by any action or gesture in the image.
More seriously Kliman makes no reference to Middleton's The Witch as being the probable source of the Hecate scenes and misinterprets the frontispiece to the play in Rowe's 1709 edition, claiming that the figure standing diagonally opposite Macbeth is Hecate when it is most likely 'the blood-bolter'd Banquo'.
In one memorable scene, Anna and Kate face each other on the stage-center couch, their profiles suggesting many of the play's dualities: black and white, ying and yang, Persephone and Hecate.
Hecale looks suspiciously like apocope for Hekebolos, or the longer form Hecatebolos, Hecate, the far-shooting moon, or even Heca-lene, a melding of Hecate-Selene.
Thrams collects and quotes fourth-century inscriptions honouring oriental deities, and he provides useful lists (though without references) of those individuals who are known to have made dedications to pagan gods under Constantine and of those who are known to have taken part in the mysteries of Mithras, Isis, Dionysus, and Hecate between 312 and 395.
Among books published this year was Memoirs of Hecate County by Edmund Wilson, stories that caused a furor because of the author's treatment of sex.