The latest Adonis cast in the part is 31-year-old model-turned-actor Jamie Dornan.
For a time he wrote criticism for Mawaqif, a publication founded by the Syrian poet (and perennial Nobel also-ran) Adonis.
In an interview with the Today show, Sheen ranted about “tiger blood” and “Adonis DNA,” and referred to himself as a “warlock.”
Cyrus tweeted a series of photos posing with a Hand of Adonis sex toy on a a plane.
No one thinks to transform him into an Adonis, to require him to mascara his lashes or tint his cheekbones a delicate pink.
It was in the pocket of this that I found the poem of "Venus and Adonis."
He had probably "Venus and Adonis" in his pocket when he first reached London.
Remember the touching story of Adonis, barbarously wounded, surviving in a pine, where he weeps eternally.
It is all concerned with the wooing of young Adonis by Venus, an older woman.
Still, so far as personal appearance goes, Ludwig himself was no Adonis.
"a beau," 1620s, from Greek Adonis, name of the youth beloved by Aphrodite, from Phoenician adon "lord," probably originally "ruler," from base a-d-n "to judge, rule." Adonai is the Hebrew cognate.