OTHER WORDS FROM OrpheusOr·phe·an [awr-fee-uhn, awr-fee-uhn], /ɔrˈfi ən, ˈɔr fi ən/, adjective
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In fact, he's even a kind of modern-day Orpheus, descending into the sewer to bet his life and find redemption.New York’s Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up ‘Guys and Dolls’|Ross Wetzsteon|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Orpheus also contains within himself two sides of the poetic character.
Traditionally, Orpheus was first a priest of Dionysus and then a priest of Apollo; he linked the cults within himself.
But surely, you may say after all this, Orpheus is just a myth?
The life of Orpheus that artists know and love seems to fall into three distinct parts.
During his student years, Orpheus was the only one of Liszts symphonic poems which attracted him.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
The fountain is a type of the living waters, and the lyre, of the influence of the Divine Orpheus.
Sometimes an Orpheus, to whose lyre the sheep seem to listen with pleased attention, takes the place of the Good Shepherd.
The eggs of the mocking-bird are blue with brown spots; those of the orpheus are of a beautiful azure tint.In the Wilds of Florida|W.H.G. Kingston
A last loving glance, and they were separated, until gentle Death took Orpheus by the hand and led him to her.'Round the Year in Myth and Song|Florence Holbrook