Examples from the Web for parnassus
What do you look for in a great bookstore, and what is the future of independent bookstores, like your Parnassus Books?
Lower down the slopes of Parnassus, even Shakespeare published anonymously.
Meanwhile let the maidens of Pieria attend thee; and, with me for guide, ascend into the groves of high Parnassus.'Renaissance in Italy, Volume 2 (of 7)|John Addington Symonds
The whole of Parnassus is esteemed sacred, it contains caves, and other places, which are regarded with honour and reverence.
And somewhere in these Sierras will they name the new Parnassus.First Fam'lies of the Sierras|Joaquin Miller
Laurence Sterne, like Shakespeare, was fostered by the muses on Parnassus.The Prose Writings of Heinrich Heine|Heinrich Heine
Had we not better worship a deity called beauty, whose place is a little higher up Parnassus?
- the world of poetry
- a centre of poetic or other creative activity
late 14c., from Latin, from Greek Parnassos, mountain in central Greece, sacred to Apollo and the Muses, thus symbolic of poetry. Room writes that the name is from Hittite parna "abode." Related: Parnassian.