Mr Venus dives, and produces another muffin, yet untoasted; taking the arrow out of the breast of Cock Robin, he proceeds to toast it on the end of that cruel instrument.
When he deems Mr Venus's wheels sufficiently lubricated, Mr Wegg approaches his object by asking, as he lightly taps his hands together, to express an undesigning frame of mind:
What I am trying to emphasize is the fact that Titian's Venus is very far from being one of that sort.
Titian's Venus defiles and disgraces the Tribune, there is no softening that fact, but his "Moses" glorifies it.
It may be that across the immensity of space the Martians have watched the fate of these pioneers of theirs and learned their lesson, and that on the planet Venus they have found a securer settlement.
If the Martians can reach Venus, there is no reason to suppose that the thing is impossible for men, and when the slow cooling of the sun makes this earth uninhabitable, as at last it must do, it may be that the thread of life that has begun here will have streamed out and caught our sister planet within its toils.
Now Venus was just come in from a visit to her father Jove, and was about sitting down when Mars came inside the house, and said as he took her hand in his own, "Let us go to the couch of Vulcan: he is not at home, but is gone off to Lemnos among the Sintians, whose speech is barbarous."
Jove's daughter Venus is always dishonouring me because I am lame.
"I have heard that you can see the shadow of Venus
only once in a lifetime, and that within a year of seeing it your life's most wonderful gift will come to you," said Leslie.
The strap of the helmet that went under his chin was choking him, and Menelaus would have dragged him off to his own great glory had not Jove's daughter Venus
been quick to mark and to break the strap of oxhide, so that the empty helmet came away in his hand.
After a dispute, Venus
, Marguerite, and the assistants agreed to submit to the good judgment of time holy Virgin.
A red hair-bow was in her hair; she wore Venus
's Eighth Avenue badge, the blue bead necklace with the swinging silver symbolic heart.