The deadly power of the 'single female' is, in the Odyssey, intricately articulated in the twin dangers of Scylla and Charybdis
Scylla and Charybdis
of the title are monsters of Greek mythology.
On the other hand, Pakistan was between Scylla and Charybdis
whether to stand with the Taliban or support America which was supposed to be its product.
But it doesn't mean that marketers are caught between Scylla and Charybdis
The concept of impossible alternatives played a part in the romantic poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley, who wrote: "The rich have become richer and the poor have become poorer; and the vessel of the state is driven between the Scylla and Charybdis
of anarchy and despotism.
When the Vietnamese communist army invaded Cambodia to 'free' us from the Khmer Rouge, we quickly realized that we were caught between Scylla and Charybdis
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We were plunged immediately into the terrors of the whirlpool in the first of the evening's premieres, Michael Cryne's Between Scylla and Charybdis
Finally, as cities are caught between the Scylla and Charybdis
of the new Governmental Accounting Standards Board 45 rules on post employment benefits and seeking good rates of return on pension and investments, leaders will need to tread with caution.
The young author/narrator, by nature of her work as a filmmaker and her marriage to an artist, is in contact with some of the most talented individuals in the country, but is forced at every step to carefully navigate the Scylla and Charybdis
of both the artistic and private domains, which happen to be closely entwined.
The water continues rushing over the rock waterslide, slipping between these Sierra versions of Scylla and Charybdis
The classic dilemma in Greek mythology was that of the tandem perils of Scylla and Charybdis
At this writing, I find myself in the midst of preparing for yet another jam session with senior management of a life insurer, now that their attention has been drawn to the Scylla and Charybdis
of profitable underwriting: acquisition cost and turnaround time.
Up to twenty visitors at a time could lamp-scan Sechas's black-on-white, poster-size, impeccably cartooned scatological narrative of Siegfried's encounters with real people and invented cats: Hermes, his cat guide; Salvador Dali and Jacques Lacan like Scylla and Charybdis
at the bedside of a feline Cyclops; Count Zaroff and his modernist sculpture garden; Countess Pornault-Cratesse (the pornocratess whose herd of pigs chases Siegfried and Hermes off a cliff); and Artemis, whose bevy of cat nymphs disguise themselves as Jurassic Pork, trap Siegfried, then threaten him with torture while teasing him to erection.
Peter Davey, like Ulysses tied to the mast of his ship, with his eyes open to all that goes around him, has known how to resist the temptation of Scylla and Charybdis
and has escaped unharmed, after his long odyssey, to now reach his Ithaca.
Yet, however gruesome, his impediments were imaginary--angry gods, cyclopes, sirens, Scylla and Charybdis