Atalanta is a young princess, and her father has decreed she must marry whichever man wins a footrace.
What else it was to him,—what the spirits of Atalanta and Matilda could bestow on him, depended on what he was himself.
The little coxswain of the Atalanta was the last to step on board.
And it wasn't named for Atalanta at all, was it, Hildegarde?
As he turned he got a glimpse of the stroke oar of the Atalanta.
That goddess gave him three golden apples, one of which he dropped whenever Atalanta caught up to him in the race.
No matter, the old Atalanta story was paid off, at any rate.
At length they came to a broad track that crossed the path they were in, and Atalanta stopped short and pointed to the right.
When Atalanta was born, her father heard of her birth with anger.
But then Atalanta is not a sound incarnation of any ‘social or economic principle’—is she?
in Greek mythology the daughter of king Schoeneus, famous for her swiftness, Latin, from Greek Atalante, fem. of atalantos "having the same value (as a man)," from a- "one, together" + talanton "balance, weight, value" (cf. talent).