When the gods restored Pelops to life, Ceres was very sorry for her carelessness and gave him a shoulder of ivory.
"You kill me by saying so," cried Ceres, almost ready to faint.
On his way he fell in with two Spanish frigates, the Sabina and the Ceres.
Ceres said no rain should fall till Proserpina came back to her mother.
Ceres, pacified with this arrangement, restored the earth to her favor.
"Proserpina, my beautiful daughter, is gone from me," said Ceres.
I was to be Ceres in a kind of masque given by the blind girls.
They were sometimes celebrated in honor of Jupiter, sometimes of Bacchus, and sometimes of Ceres.
As a matter of fact, the large estates only reach this latitude on the line from San Francisco to Ceres.
His addresses were favoured by her father, but opposed by Ceres.
late 15c., from French cire "wax" (12c.), from Latin cera "wax, wax seal, wax writing tablet," related to Greek keros "beeswax," of unknown origin.
The largest asteroid and the first to be discovered, in 1801. Nearly spherical, it has a diameter of about 960 km (595 mi). The estimated total mass of all other asteroids in the asteroid belt is only about twice that of Ceres. See more at asteroid.
The Roman name for Demeter, the Greek and Roman goddess of agriculture.