nymphae


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nymphae

(nĭm′fē)
pl.n.
The labia minora. No longer in technical use.
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At the middle of the 16th century fairies were brought into literary prominence, as the equivalents of Latin nymphae and hamadryades in the English translations of Ovid and Virgil (Latham 15), although they had already been glossed as translations of Latin mythological creatures before that time, continuing the aelfen-glosses commented on above.
The group of nature divinities is in this case composed of Silvanus, Diana, Liber Pater and Terra Mater and the group of divinities protectors of activities related to mining includes Neptunus, Nymphae and Castores.
Vt se mutarent, liquidos orasse sorores; Panaque, cum prensam sibi iam Syringa putaret, Corpore pro nymphae talamos tenuisse palustes; Dumque ibi suspirat, moros in harundine uentos Effecisse sonum tenuem similemque querenti; Arte noua vocisque deum dulcedine captum.
Cyrene, however, makes the nymphs responsible: "haec omnis morbi causa, hinc miserabile Nymphae, / cum quibus illa choros lucis agitabat in altis, / exitium misere apibus" (4.
59) Separating the labia, they could explore the Clitoris, the Nymphae, the Vestibulum, the Meatus urinarius, and the orifice of the vagina.
Water lilies are the true aristocrats of the pool, so for the deepest part, try varieties like the scented white Nymphae odorata `Alba', the pink N.
Gombrich's dismissal of Warburg's curiosity about nymphae as an innocent, if somewhat risque, erotic distraction is here presented as a full-blown "erotic projection" that had "obstinately taken precedence over professional, art-historical concerns.