Sentence Examples


  • Orpheus went down to the lower world and by his music softened the heart of Pluto and Persephone, who allowed Eurydice to return with him to earth.
  • In his anxiety he broke his promise, and Eurydice vanished again from his sight.
  • While in Thrace he is said to have caused the death of Eurydice, who was bitten by a snake while fleeing from him.
  • Other ancient writers, however, speak of his visit to the underworld; according to Plato, the infernal gods only " presented an apparition" of Eurydice to him.
  • By his wife, Eurydice, he had three sons, the youngest of whom was the famous Philip of Macedon.