Definition of Silen
1. a woodland god [n -S]
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Literary usage of Silen
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of Ancient Sculpture by Lucy Myers Wright Mitchell (1883)
"Theatre of Dionysos. — Statue of Sophocles. — silen from Theatre ... Origin of Satyr and silen Types.— Attic Tombstones. — Funereal Rites. ..."
2. A Handbook of Attic Red-figured Vases Signed by Or Attributed to the Various by Joseph Clark Hoppin (1919)
"315, no. 60. Beazley, no. 14, p. 15, fig. 8. Per. and Chip, x, p. 360, fig. 204. Nicole, Corpus 59, no. 13. /. Crouching silen with wine-skin. ..."
3. The New Latin Tutor, Or, Exercises in Etymology, Syntax and Prosody by Frederick Percival Leverett (1831)
"What though in solemn silen.ce all Move round this dark, terrestrial t»Jl — What though no real voice nor ?ound Amidst their radiant orbs he found,— In ..."
4. The Hammersmith Protestant Discussion: Being an Authenticated Report of the by John Cumming, Daniel French (1852)
"But, to follow the learned gentle man as closely as I am able, he tells me, that Christ stood by the silen and mouldering dead, and said " Come forth ! ..."
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