Elysian Fields


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Elysian Fields

A place or time of perfect, happy contentment, likened to the paradisiacal afterlife of Greek mythology. After three years living in the big city, barely making any money, I find myself dreaming of the Elysian Fields of my childhood in the Midwest.
See also: Elysian, Field
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PS: When he broke up Elysian Fields, Henry said: "I wasn't sure I'd ever have sex again.
Stowe's Elysian Fields centre on the Temple of the British Worthies, with busts of the eight men of letters and the seven men and one woman of action considered by Cobham and his nephews most deserving of a place in Elysium (Fig.
Peter, where he worked on Streetcar and whose house numbers he transferred to Elysian Fields for the Kowalski apartment.
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He learns he can stay in the blissful Elysian Fields if he is willing to open his mind and associate with some disreputable types there, such as artists and adulterers.
Native tribes were frequently cajoled or forced to move to poor quality land by successive British and Canadian governments, but it is nothing short of wilfully misleading romantic fiction to portray Native life before Europeans arrived as idyllic Elysian Fields where children played with fawns.
Aside from the set ballets--the opening, the Dances of the Furies, the Dance of the Blessed Spirits in the Elysian Fields, and the joyous finale ("Trionfi Amore
and Virgil says that the Elysian fields are happy and peaceful places.
Conservatives, he argues, could actually have an edge on liberals in the green elysian fields.
You and I know that now Miss Dickinson descends a staircase in the Elysian Fields.
Claude line from Elysian Fields Avenue to Poland Avenue and for an extension of the Loyola Line from Loyola Avenue to Carondelet Street on Howard Avenue.
6 miles in the left travel lane adjacent to the neutral ground on both sides between Canal Street and Elysian Fields Avenue.
In Los Angeles, expat organization, Canadians Abroad, hosts the Terry Fox Run LA, which returns for the 3rd year to Elysian Fields where the 5K walk/run is followed by a barbeque and get-together.
Lang may yer lum reek afore ye take a pick o grass in the Elysian Fields.
In the Elysian Fields," Hypatia retorts, "myriad flowers bloom and Truth, like the flowers, is registered in the scrolls of the library.