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On its summit was an altar of Zeus Actaeus, in whose honour an annual festival was held in the dog-days, and worshippers clad themselves in skins.
The myth itself probably represents the destruction of vegetation during the fifty dog-days.
You may even like a mister to keep you and your guests cool during the dog days of summer.
When the dog days of summer come knocking at your door, you can live in cool comfort by wearing plus size sundresses.
With the exception of the dog-days and the dead of winter, there is no season when flowers cease to be an object of attention to the Japanese, nor does any class fail to participate in the sentiment.