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Unformatted text preview: sways the gods of the Underworld to let his dead wife, Eurydice, return to life. pagod an archaic spelling of "pagoda," meaning pagan idol. palliating circumstances excuses, or justifications. perdue hidden. petty officer a non-commissioned officer. the Pharisee is the Guy Fawkes a hypocrite like Guy Fawkes, the villain who tried unsuccessfully to blow up London's Houses of Parliament in 1605. phrenologically associated with more than average intellect The pseudo-science of phrenology claims to be able to assess a person's capabilities by analyzing the shape and size of the head. plucking apples in gardens of the Hesperides The Hesperides were nymphs of early Greek mythology who guarded a grove of trees bearing sacred golden apples....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
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