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any handsome young man

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(Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone

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It was assumed for a long time that Adonis embodied modernity not only from a literary perspective, but also politically.
Born Ali Ahmad Saidi Esbar, in 1930, Adonis has expressed himself on canvas since the late 1980s.
While the Government will not force councils to work together, Lord Adonis argues this will provide an incentive for them to do so.
While these ideas are now Labour policy and will be included in the party's next election manifesto, Labour is still considering whether to adopt other policies recommended by Lord Adonis, which include establishing at least 100 new University Technical Colleges, which focus on technical and scientific skills.
The BOC Management Office products, especially the Business Process Management Tool ADONIS and the IT Enterprise Architecture and Service Management Tool ADOit, are used worldwide by small and medium-sized companies as well as large enterprises.
LORD Adonis was in Newcastle the day after the debate, ready to have his say and hit back.
METHOD: The ADONIS cards are regular playing cards with two-way fronts like the six of spaces, Notice that four of the spades point up and two down.
Adonis maniait magistralement la complicite de l'ideel et de l'ideal.
The team led by former Transport Minister Lord Adonis has produced the recommendations setting ambitious targets for 60,000 new jobs; doubling the number of Youth Apprenticeships over the next four years, from 6,500 to 13,000; combining councils for transport, skills and regeneration issues and creating a single unified PS500m North East Infrastructure Fund to fund a 10 year programme.
In the introduction Adonis makes reference to his own deprived background, though he attended a fee-paying boarding school in rural Oxfordshire, and was mentored first by his head-teacher, who introduced him to Keble College, Oxford, and then by Roy Jenkins.
BEIRUT: Lebanese and Syrian intellectuals are issuing online condemnations in the wake of a call from elements of the Syrian opposition that Syrian poet and literary critic Adonis be killed.
Lord Andrew Adonis, who carried out a review of the North East economy
TORONTO & SAN FRANCISCO -- BlueCat Networks, the IPAM Intelligence[TM] company, today announced that its Proteus IP Address Management (IPAM) and Adonis DNS/DHCP virtual machines will manage IPAM, DNS and DHCP services in hands-on labs at VMworld 2010.
The pair fell out during Labour's time in power over the issue of academies, with Lord Adonis favouring the Vardy brothers bid while Mr Jones wanted a more locally backed group.