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115-122) And as soon as Eilithyia the goddess of sore travail set foot on Delos, the pains of birth seized Leto, and she longed to bring forth; so she cast her arms about a palm tree and kneeled on the soft meadow while the earth laughed for joy beneath.
Soon you came to Iolcus and set foot on Cenaeum in Euboea, famed for ships: you stood in the Lelantine plain, but it pleased not your heart to make a temple there and wooded groves.
But indeed, he was neither so good as I supposed him, nor quite so bad as Ransome did; for, in fact, he was two men, and left the better one behind as soon as he set foot on board his vessel.
I have never yet been near the Achaean land nor set foot on my native country, and I have had nothing but one long series of misfortunes from the very first day that I set out with Agamemnon for Ilius, the land of noble steeds, to fight the Trojans.
And I said, 'Achilles, son of Peleus, foremost champion of the Achaeans, I came to consult Teiresias, and see if he could advise me about my return home to Ithaca, for I have never yet been able to get near the Achaean land, nor to set foot in my own country, but have been in trouble all the time.
Five days after the devastating floods, which took over 20 victims and left serious damages and heavy consequences to the citizens of Singelik, Stajkovci, Aracinovo settlements, the leaders of the two parliamentarian Albanian parties haven't set foot in the flooded regions, reports TV Senja.
The Scot is one of only The Scot is one of only five people known to five people known to have set foot on Cleft have set foot on Cleft Island, known locally as Island, known locally as Skull Rock, which lies Skull Rock, which lies three miles out into the three miles out into the Bass Strait, south east Bass Strait, south east of Melbourne.
Building firms also expect support from their governments and diplomats so they could set foot on the third markets more easily
ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that the Americas were discovered by Muslims in the 12th century, nearly three centuries before Christopher Columbus set foot there.
Amway is to set foot on the Bulgarian market in June 2014 with an initial investment of USD 0.
Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon and a former research test pilot at the center.
HE'S already seen the world's seven wonders, now he's set foot on all seven continents and crossed both polar circles and all before turning 50.