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- An old Greek poet whispered in her mind: Hesperus, evening star, golden lamp of the daughter of the foam!
- Against this claim, it may be urged that one can perfectly well imagine a possible world in which astronomers discover that Hesperus and Phosphorus are two distinct planets.
- This is a tautology since Hesperus and Phosphorus are both the planet Venus - the two expressions thus have the same extension.
Latin, from Greek hesperos 'western', (as a noun) 'the evening star', related to Latin vesper 'evening (star)' (see vesper).
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