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Deities, especially one called Fortuna, were depicted with the horn of plenty. One of her special blessings was copia, meaning bounty.
April Newlin's Horn of Plenty explores how Walter Anderson's artwork inspired the author to explore for herself the remote Horn Island, one of a chain of barrier islands off the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
These biting lines about how a beautiful woman's bountiful horn of plenty became a bellows full of angry wind--these revealing lines do not appear in Shortall's embellished love story.
Once Joel Wooten gets in trouble for his intimacy with a white girl, and once Austin hears a rumor that his employers are plotting to give Earl, instead of him, the coveted job of city manager, the races close ranks, and the horn of plenty is undone.
Among others, there's the horn of plenty or cornucopia; the pommel or high protuberance atop a saddle; the old-fashioned ear trumpet; devices for projecting sound waves such as antennae and loudspeakers.
Out of that horn of plenty, experimenters later may pluck long-predicted, extraordinarily stable, superheavy isotopes, the findings suggest.
From the horn of plenty flow sonatas, plenas, salsa, arias, bombas, danzas, concertos, and seis chorreaos.
The woodcut of the Triumph of Vertumnus, god of fruit trees, auspiciously seated beside the nymph Pomona, holding a horn of plenty, decorates the upper half of the cover.
And finally, the miraculous bathtub L'eau de tes yeux, le miel de ta bouche (The water from your eyes, the honey from your mouth), hung from the ceiling like a swing, drains its poetic liquid through a giant horn of plenty that reaches down to the floor in a blaze of (electric) light.
Beck, executive vice president of The Real Estate Board (REBNY), said will continue to monitor city budget practices closely and to remind elected officials that the beleaguered real property tax base is not a horn of plenty they can rely on as an inexhaustible supply of revenue.
This is hardly the horn of plenty, especially considering that the low prices of last year have caused major neglect in plant care and quality, and also that El Nino's apparent return increases the risks of frost and drought.
HORN OF PLENTY Frankie Dettori celebrates Arc success on Golden Horn