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Examples from the Web for alkestis
It is so that the man speaks to and of the woman, in Balaustion's and Browning's Alkestis.
She will read him the Herakles, read it as, at Syracuse, she spoke the Alkestis.
Alkestis herself had made the pact with Apollo to die for her husband.Browning and His Century
Helen Archibald Clarke
The "adventure," as it has been said, is the amber in which Browning has embalmed the Alkestis.An Introduction to the Study of Browning
Then there is the crux of the play—Alkestis is to die for Admetos, and does it.The Poetry Of Robert Browning
Stopford A. Brooke