Sentence Examples


  • The freedman Narcissus, warned by the fate of another freedman Polybius, who had been put to death by Messallina, informed Claudius of what had taken place, and persuaded him to consent to the removal of his wife.
  • Baker, The Narcissus (48 col.
  • NARCISSUS, in Greek mythology, son of the river god Cephissus and the nymph Leiriope, distinguished for his beauty.
  • Many varieties of this form of narcissus, such as Grand Monarque, Paper white, Soleil d'or, are grown.
  • Agrippina determined to hasten the death of Claudius, and the absence, through illness, of the emperor's trusted freedman Narcissus, favoured her schemes.