Endymion

Part of speech: noun

Gr. Myth. Beautiful youth, forever asleep; beloved by Diana.

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Usage examples "endymion":

  1. These inhabitants were Hippogypians, and their king was Endymion. - "Moon Lore", Timothy Harley.
  2. On this occasion the regiment was put on board two first- rate frigates; the Endymion was that on which the left wing went on board, but I do not recollect the name of the other. - "Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade", William Surtees.
  3. She looked at it for a long time, half- closing her eyes, which clung to the face of Endymion. - "Trumps", George William Curtis.