a Roman marble statue, possibly a copy of a Greek original of the 4th–1st centuries b.c.
All had Greek profiles: in truth, they were but various views of the Apollo Belvedere.
Mentone, Cairo, and Corfu Constance Fenimore Woolson
Again, the face of the Apollo Belvedere is agitated by anxiety, passion, and pride.
Ariadne Florentina John Ruskin
They who have seen the Apollo Belvedere will set little store by plaster of Paris casts.
Expositions of Holy Scripture Alexander Maclaren
As he was, his father and mother would not have exchanged him for the Apollo Belvedere.
The Man With The Broken Ear Edmond About
Ruskin observes that the smile on the lips of the Apollo Belvedere is inconsistent with divinity.
History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2) Alfred Guy Kingan L’Estrange
My only Augustus, to me you are much more pleasing than Apollo Belvedere.
Delusion and Dream Wilhelm Jensen
Excuse me, but you are in one of the cabinets—and this is the Apollo Belvedere.
The Girl with the Green Eyes Clyde Fitch
To whom does the Apollo Belvedere belong, but to all who have eyes to see its beauty?
Prose Idylls Charles Kingsley
While the chin of the Apollo Belvedere falls slightly inside of this line, yet this is hardly perceptible.
Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot
He jumped from his chair and struck an attitude of the Apollo Belvedere.
Simon the Jester William J. Locke
- Apollo computer
apollo computer company A company making workstations often used for CAD. From 1980 to 1987, Apollo were the largest manufacturer of network workstations. Apollo workstations ran Aegis, a proprietary operating system with a Posix-compliant Unix alternative frontend. Apollo’s networking was particularly elegant, among the first to allow demand paging over the network, and allowing a […]
(Apollo) Milton, 1924–2005, Ugandan political leader: president 1966–71 and 1980–85. Contemporary Examples Coutts informed Obote that it was the Queen who had personally chosen her cousin to represent her. Duke of Kent In Uganda Tom Sykes October 2, 2012 If the Queen could not come, Obote wanted either the Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth, the […]
- Apollo program
apollo program A series of space flights undertaken by the United States with a goal of landing a man on the moon. Each Apollo flight carried a crew of three astronauts. The first lunar landing by humans was achieved by Apollo 11 on July 20, 1969. Five other successful lunar landings followed. The Apollo program […]
apollonia a city of Macedonia between Amphipolis and Thessalonica, from which it was distant about 36 miles. Paul and Silas passed through it on their way to Thessalonica (Acts 17:1). Historical Examples It did not yield; and apollonia’s yellow eyes sent out a flash of excited expectation. The Guests Of Hercules C. N. Williamson and […]