Actaeon was a brute for wanting to push in where Diana was bathing.
Among them was Captain Bate, of the Actaeon, who was killed while about to mount a scaling ladder.
Actaeon (Actae′on) was the son of Aristaeus, a famous huntsman.
Preller thinks that Actaeon, devoured by his hounds after being changed into a stag, is a symbol of the vernal year.
Philibert would yet undergo the fate of Actaeon, and be torn in pieces by his own dog.
Actaeon in Greek mythology was a hunter who saw Diana bathing, and was in consequence changed by the goddess into a stag.
What a hunt, Actaeon-like;—which Actaeon de Malseigne happily gains!
The two first hauled off, but the Actaeon remained, and was ultimately abandoned and burned.
I only thought of Curtiss as Actaeon being chivied round the billiard tables by the nymphs of Diana.
To compare small things with great, Diana must have worn something of that look at sight of Actaeon.
in Greek mythology, the name of the hunter who discovered Artemis bathing and was changed by her to a stag and torn to death by his hounds. The name is of unknown origin. Sometimes used figuratively in 17c. for "a cuckold" (because of his "horns").