fleece


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the golden fleece of the ram which carried Phrixus and Helle away from Athamas and Ino.
Go, then, and at the peril of your life, bring me back the Golden Fleece.
They must have sturdy arms to row, and brave hearts to encounter perils, or we shall never win the Golden Fleece.
He lost no time in sending messengers to all the cities, and making known to the whole people of Greece, that Prince Jason, the son of King Jason, was going in quest of the Fleece of Gold, and that he desired the help of forty-nine of the bravest and strongest young men alive, to row his vessel and share his dangers.
There was a fair prospect that they would meet with plenty of such adventures before finding the Golden Fleece.
exclaimed Stubb, approvingly, coax 'em to it; try that, and Fleece continued.
Upon my soul, I am about of the same opinion; so give the benediction, Fleece, and I'll away to my supper.
All dention, said Fleece, again stooping over upon his tongs in the desired position.
Up dere, said Fleece, holding his tongs straight over his head, and keeping it there very solemnly.
As the ram was going out, last of all, heavy with its fleece and with the weight of my crafty self, Polyphemus laid hold of it and said:
In India skies were hot and blazing; this was of a deep cool blue which almost seemed to sparkle like the waters of some lovely bottomless lake, and here and there, high, high in the arched blueness floated small clouds of snow-white fleece.
Yet even if we add neatherds, shepherds, and other herdsmen, in order that our husbandmen may have oxen to plough with, and builders as well as husbandmen may have draught cattle, and curriers and weavers fleeces and hides,--still our State will not be very large.