- the Greek goddess of health
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Examples from the Web for hygeia
What, then, is this moderation which both Hygeia and Venus command?The Physical Life of Woman:
Dr. George H Napheys
The summer which he had left in the interior of the Hygeia was now out-of-doors.
Stormbound: that is what the Hygeia was—a winter resort without any doubt.
Hygeia, a daughter of sculapius, watched over the health of man.Stories of Old Greece and Rome
Emilie Kip Baker
We will except Hygeia, the goddess of health, the fabled daughter of sculapius.The Funny Side of Physic
A. D. Crabtre