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He had edited the Alcestis, and married his laundress; lost money by his edition, and his fellowship by his match.Vivian Grey|Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
Alcestis consented to die in his stead, and is therefore here taken as the chief type of wifely devotion.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer
Apollo tries to persuade Death to give back Alcestis, but Death declares her fate demanded by justice.Demonology and Devil-lore|Moncure Daniel Conway
So Sleep passed her by, and till the bright-haired dawn shone out in the east Alcestis sat by the open window.Children of the Dawn|Elsie Finnimore Buckley
The pose of Alcestis is that of the nymphs of the Parthenon; only, it would not have been so fine were these not in existence.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 3 (of 4)|Richard Muther