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Words nearby descensus
Example sentences from the Web for descensus
Aeneas passes by the descensus Averni per tacitum nemus to the lugentes campi.
Descend the river, keeping constantly to the left; consult the papyrus; and stop at the Descensus Aesopi.Prince Zaleski|M.P. Shiel
The descensus was easy, but Mrs. Abbott's warm welcome and hot dinner suggested an avernus only by blissful contrast.E.P. Roe: Reminiscences of his Life|Mary A. Roe
A copy of that prelate's works is in the Bodleian Library, and contains the Descensus.
But he could not foretell that the descensus Averni would be so alarmingly rapid.Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge|Alexander Philip