Admetus grieved so deeply at her loss that Proser´pine actually relented, but Pluto remained inexorable.
As we have learned before, Pluto was married to Proser´pine, daughter of Ceres.
Ado'nis, a beautiful youth, beloved by Venus and Proser'pina, who quarrelled about the possession of him.
The round was brought to a close by some rapid exchanges, after which the Proser went down.
After some slight exchanges they began a hammer-and-tongs game, in which Proser scored heavily.