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Cyrus tweeted a series of photos posing with a Hand of Adonis sex toy on a a plane.Ke$ha Leaves Rehab, Miley Cyrus Poses With Sex Toy|Culture Team|March 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brad Pitt, even in an impromptu cell phone photo, manages to look like Adonis on earth.Ellen's Epic Oscar Selfie Is Now the Most Retweeted Tweet Ever|Kevin Fallon|March 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The latest Adonis cast in the part is 31-year-old model-turned-actor Jamie Dornan.Meet Jamie Dornan: ’50 Shades of Grey's' New Christian Grey|Kevin Fallon|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Then Calvin Klein aired a two-minute commercial featuring an Adonis flexing in underwear.Oscars, the Super Bowl for Women & Other People’s Super Bowls|Kevin Fallon|February 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For a time he wrote criticism for Mawaqif, a publication founded by the Syrian poet (and perennial Nobel also-ran) Adonis.Elias Khoury: Profile of the Essential Arab Novelist Today|Jacob Silverman|August 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Near me danced a lusty Adonis of five-and-forty, who was decidedly the best male performer of the party.
The blood of Tammuz, Osiris, and Adonis reddened the swollen rivers which fertilized the soil.
There is no direct evidence, however, to connect Tammuz's slayer with the boar which killed Adonis.
Like the many variants of it found in other countries, it was probably founded on a form of the Tammuz-Adonis myth.
But this legend was not followed by the other classical writers, who made the Anemone to be the flower of Adonis.The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare|Henry Nicholson Ellacombe
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In classical mythology, an extremely beautiful boy who was loved by Aphrodite, the goddess of love.