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ADMETUS; TO MY FRIEND RALPH WALDO EMERSON, by EMMA LAZARUS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: He who could beard the lion in his lair
Last Line: Alcides, flushed with victory.
Subject(s): Alcestis (mythology); Mythology - Classical

ALCESTIS, by MAURA STANTON    Poem Source                
First Line: She pulled her gown from her shoulders
Last Line: But by then she had no gestures left %within her cold and formal hand
Subject(s): Alcestis (mythology); Mythology - Classical

SONNET: 166. ALCESTIS TO HER HUSBAND, JUST BEFORE SHE DIES, by EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Admetus, from my marrow's core I do
Last Line: I am at peace, admetus - go and slake %your grief with wine.I die for my own sake
Alternate Author Name(s): Boyd, Nancy; Boissevain, Eugen, Mrs.
Subject(s): Alcestis (mythology); Mythology - Classical

THE DEATH SONG OF ALCESTIS, by FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: She came forth in her bridal robes arrayed
Last Line: "for thee, for thee, my spirit's lord, I die!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, Felicia Dorothea
Subject(s): Alcestis (mythology); Death; Mythology - Classical; Dead, The