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So in the Elysian field, to the solemn strains of Gluck's melodies, move without grief or bliss the graceful shades.
The misletoe is supposed to be the golden bough which Æneas made use of, to introduce himself to the Elysian regions.
Juno had taken them, while they slept, to the Elysian Fields to enjoy an eternity of bliss as a reward for their devotion.
"That was a horrible question of yours," she shivered, as if the breeze blowing over the gardens from the Elysian sea chilled her.
THE BEAUTYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
Proletarians for the most part wish, chinch-bug fashion, to crawl into the Elysian fields now occupied by the hated capitalists.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
For Dido was a perfect mount, and as indifferent to the motions of Aeneas as if she was strolling in the Elysian fields.
THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER
The point is a nice one, and perhaps ere this the two friends have met and discussed it in the Elysian fields.
OBITER DICTAAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
I could carry a deadly rifle in my hands, yet dream dreams of flower-decked Elysian fields.
The good man felt the stings of failure; he felt the mild jokes of his brethren in those Elysian fields.
THE RECTORMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
Shans-e-lees-ay, the Elysian fields; amongst the Greeks the abode of the blessed after death.

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