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And you are a demagogue, and a demigod, and a Jew, and a Mephisto!

Silenus, the nurse and teacher of Bacchus—a demigod of the woods.

As might be supposed, the hero of the Nile was, after this, almost worshipped as a demigod.

That Lygian was in their eyes then a demigod worthy of 25 honor and statues.

He has been the target of abuse that knew no mercy; but he has been worshiped as a demigod.

That Lygian was in their eyes then a demigod worthy of honor and statues.

The idea that any mortal should dare to raise a hand on such a demigod did not enter his head.

He is said to have been the twin of the demigod Mangara by a queen on the Coromandel coast.

Incarnation of a demigod for the destruction of Mlechchhas—II.

An artist is no demigod, as we picture him when we are twenty-three, like you, Elly.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from demi- + god, rendering Latin semideus. The child of sexual intercourse between a deity and a mortal, a man raised to divine rank, or a minor god.

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