At this order the two visitors got into their boats, and the proserpine again filled.
Ceres was the goddess of harvest, the mother of proserpine (Lamia, i. 63, note).
Stooping to see what it was, she picked up the girdle which proserpine had long ago thrown to the water nymph.
It seemed to me that he was Pluto, the god of the infernal regions, and I was proserpine.
Poets declared that proserpine became jealous of Cocytus's daughter, Minthe, whom she transformed into the plant.
This hath beautiful proserpine ordained to be borne to her for her proper gift.
Theseus descended into Hades in order to carry off proserpine.
When proserpine was assured that she must be parted for a time from Pluto, she was inconsolable.
proserpine is the beauty and joy of the earth, which seems to die in winter, but only to come to life again.
proserpine shrieked, and the Queen of Hell awoke from her dream.