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It might be compared to an allegorical engraving by some artist of the sixteenth century—Robeta or the Master of the Caduceus.

By this touch of my Caduceus I give thee power to see things as they are, and, among others, thyself.

Dialogues of the DeadLord Lyttelton

Hermes carried a staff, the caduceus, given him by Apollo, about which two serpents were twined.

A caduceus, against which rests a shield of arms, lies at her feet.

Book-PlatesWilliam J. Hardy

There was ensconced a lovely statuette of the winged Mercury, bearing the caduceus—the god of movement, gaiety, success.

The Death of the GodsDmitri Mrejkowski

His right hand is pierced and has held a metallic object, probably the herald's staff, caduceus.

Variously represented in the main, the Caduceus always preserved the original design of a winged wand entwined by two serpents.

OphiolatreiaAnonymous

We must not omit to notice the Caduceus, which forms, it is said, one of the most striking examples of the talismanic serpent.

OphiolatreiaAnonymous

The caduceus of Mercury was a rod adorned with wings, having a male and female serpent twisted about it, each kissing the other.

In its completed shape, the lightning-wand is the caduceus, or rod of Hermes.

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