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1. (n.) A sweet liquid secreted by a flower; a sweet, delicious drink; a sweetish secretion of blossoms from which bees make honey.

2. (n.) The drink of the gods (as ambrosia was their food); hence, any delicious or inspiring beverage.


Hymn Before Meat
... Spoils of rose-trees are not spent, Nor rich unguents on my board: But ambrosial
sweets are sent, Of faith's nectar redolent, From the bosom of my Lord. ...
/.../prudentius/the hymns of prudentius/iii hymn before meat.htm

Fifth Tractate. On Love.
... The drunkenness of the father Poros or Possession is caused by Nectar, "wine yet
not existing"; Love is born before the realm of sense has come into being ...
// six enneads/fifth tractate on love.htm

To the Honourable Mr Yorke.
... When in his courtiers' ears I pour my plaint, 60. They drink it as the nectar of
the great; And squeeze my hand, and beg me come to-morrow. Refusal! ...
/.../young/youngs night thoughts/to the honourable mr yorke.htm

Meditation on God
... a heavenly gladness; it can make the eye sparkle with tenfold more brilliance; and
happy as the man may be, he shall find that there is sweeter nectar than he ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 46 1900/meditation on god.htm

... The Greek, though born and raised among the most beautiful vineyards that made the
historical and famous Nectar for the Gods, yet when he leaves his home to go ...
/.../conversion of a high priest into a christian worker/chapter i farewell.htm

section ii.
... There is no Catholicon or universal remedy I know, but this; which, though nauseous
to queasie stomachs, yet to prepared appetites is Nectar, and a pleasant ...
// medici/section ii 2.htm

Hymnus Ad Incensum Lucernae
... 20. Nectar de liquido vertice fervidum guttatim lacrimis stillat olentibus, ambustum
quoniam vis facit ignea imbrem de madido flere cacumine. ...
/.../prudentius/the hymns of prudentius/v hymnus ad incensum lucernae.htm

Hymn for the Lighting of the Lamps
... Beneath the might of fire, in slow decay The scented tears of glowing nectar fall;
Lower and lower droops the candle tall And ever dwindling weeps itself away. ...
/.../prudentius/the hymns of prudentius/v hymn for the lighting.htm

Hymn for all Hours
... On the eyes long sealed in darkness, buried in unbroken night, Thou didst spread
Thy lips' sweet nectar, mixed with clay: then came the sight, As Thy gracious ...
/.../prudentius/the hymns of prudentius/ix hymn for all hours.htm

Hymn for Christmas-Day
... Methinks in all her rustic bowers The earth is spread with clustering flowers: Odours
of nard and nectar sweet E'en o'er the sands of Syrtes fleet. ...
/.../prudentius/the hymns of prudentius/xi hymn for christmas-day.htm

Nectar (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The drink of the gods (as ambrosia was their food); hence, any delicious
or inspiring beverage. Multi-Version Concordance Nectar (2 Occurrences). ...
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Nedabiah (1 Occurrence)

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Sip (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vt) To draw into the mouth; to suck up; as, a bee sips nectar from the
flowers. 3. (vt) To taste the liquor of; to drink out of. ...
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Nectar (2 Occurrences)

Song of Songs 4:11
Your lips are dropping honey; honey and milk are under your tongue; and the smell of your clothing is like the smell of Lebanon.
(See RSV)

Song of Songs 8:2
I would take you by the hand into my mother's house, and she would be my teacher. I would give you drink of spiced wine, drink of the pomegranate.
(See NIV)



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