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Sentence count:9Posted:2018-03-05Updated:2018-03-05
Similar words: scalenussilentsilencesilentssilencedsilencersilentlyin silenceMeaning: n. 1. any of the minor woodland deities who were companions of Dionysus (similar to the satyrs) 2. the chief satyr in the service of Bacchus; father of Dionysus; usually depicted as drunk and jolly and riding a donkey. 
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1 King Midas recognized Silenus as a friend of the god Dionysus, and saw through Silenus as an opportunity to increase his own wealth.
2 In appreciation of the hospitality King Midas showed Silenus, the god Dionysus offered King Midas a wish for anything he desired.
3 King Midas invited Silenus into his palace and showed him great hospitality entertaining him generously.
4 Dionysus, who had been worrying about Silenus, sent to ask how Midas wished to be rewarded.
5 One day an old satyr called Silenus came to King Midas' palace.
6 King Midas seeks out Silenus, the constant companion of Dionysus, and asks him:"What is man's greatest happiness?"
7 An old legend has it that King Midas hunted a long time in the woods for the wise Silenus , companion of Dionysus, without being able to catch him.
8 Here we have, in a great symbol of art, both the fair world of Apollo and its substratum, the terrible wisdom of Silenus , and we can comprehend intuitively how they mutually require one another.
9 He is ironical, provoking, questioning, the old enemy of the Sophists, ready to put on the mask of Silenus as well as to argue seriously.
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