Examples from the Web for proserpina
As long as Proserpina was above ground, there might have been hopes of regaining her.Tanglewood Tales|Nathaniel Hawthorne
And while they settle their business together, we must inquire what Proserpina has been doing ever since we saw her last.A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales|Nathaniel Hawthorne
But Proserpina did not so much as look at the jewels that Pluto praised so highly.
But when another hour had slipped by, and Proserpina was still not in sight, Ceres became greatly worried.
Poor, fair Proserpina, with no kind mother Demeter to help her.When Knighthood Was in Flower|Charles Major
daughter of Ceres and wife of Pluto, Latin (or Etruscan) modification of Greek Persephone, perhaps influenced by Latin proserpere "to creep forth" on notion of the germination of plants.