Sentence Examples


  • As wife of Pluto, she sent spectres, ruled the ghosts, and carried into effect the curses of men.
  • So all that year not a blade of corn grew on the earth, and men would have died of hunger if Zeus had not persuaded Pluto to let Proserpine go.
  • At Rome Proserpine was associated with Ceres (the Roman representative of Demeter) in the festival of the Cerealia (April 12 to 19), she was represented as the wife of Dis Pater (the Roman Pluto), and was sometimes identified with the native Latin goddess Libera.
  • PLUTO MONKEY, a guenon, Cercopithecus (Mona) leucampyx, nearly allied to the MONA, which takes its name from the black fur of the under-parts, passing into blackish grey on the head and back.
  • The cypress, which grows no more when once cut down, was regarded as a symbol of the dead, and perhaps for that reason was sacred to Pluto; its branches were placed by the Greeks and Romans on the funeral pyres and in the houses of their departed friends.