They held each others' hands, and Maia leant her head on Silva's shoulder in perfect content.
It has been suggested that it stands for Maia, a name of the Tuscan goddess.
Maia, in whose honor this month was named, is the mother of Mercury, the winged messenger of the gods.
Here Maia stayed for the whole summer, and really was not at all unhappy.
But the next morning Rollo and Maia had a grand consultation together.
However, by-and-by he paid his promised visit, and Maia did not like him at all.
Come on, quick, Maia, aren't you in a hurry to know if Waldo and Silva are at home?'
The herm on the opposite side of the court probably represented Maia.
She lingered a little over the last word, and this encouraged Maia to ask a question.
For, let me tell you something: you are not really born to be a mountain-climber, little Maia.
Roman goddess of fertility, Latin Maia, literally "she who brings increase," related to magnus "great" (see magnate). Maia, one of the Pleiades, is from Greek Maia, daughter of Atlas, mother of Hermes, literally "mother, good mother, dame; foster-mother, nurse, midwife," said by Watkins to be from infant babbling (see mamma).