Deep in his life-processes Life itself sang the siren song
of its own majesty, ever a-whisper and urgent, counseling him that he could achieve more than other men, win out where they failed, ride to success where they perished.
Romance never sang to him her siren song
, and Adventure had never shouted in his sluggish blood.
Mythology provides clues for dealing with siren songs
Tadic is a rare moderate in a country too often tempted by the siren songs
Fabio Capello has swiftly showed there's more to him than Ricky Gervais' doppelganger in the television comedy show Extras by resisting the siren songs
that were set to usher David Beckham towards his hundredth cap tomorrow night.
A female artist who came of age during the gender-troubled '60s and '70s, Heilmann has consistently leaned on notions of the self-contained, reduced object, coaxing siren songs
from rectangles, circles, and squares.
LENNOX Lewis must not listen to the siren songs
of those urging him to fight a rematch with Vitali Klitschko before he brings the curtain down on his brilliant career.
Too many students are lulled by the siren songs
of military service cooing promises of funding for higher education.
The lure of subsidies remains strong, which is why demagogues such as the senior senator from Massachusetts keep up their tired siren songs
The adventures are mainstays of Western civilization: escaping the siren songs
, the man-eating cyclops, Hades.
, the latest collection of essays on opera, gender, and sexuality, makes a significant contribution to these projects.
When we now scour English Renaissance literature in quest of deaf Ulysses, we soon find that worthy turning up in all sorts of places, tightly bound to the mast of reason and virtue, wholly impervious to the siren songs
of this world, and everywhere outvying his ancient counterpart in popularity.
Sure, Avalon, the island's only city, is a compendium of coastal tourist-town trappings: restaurants, hotels and b&bs generally are overpriced; crummy souvenir stands hawk Catalina-emblazoned everything; seaside bars beckon with the siren songs
of Jimmy Buffett.
Different roads to the siren songs
of the extreme right, Andras Toth and Istvan Grajczjar
And with TV home makeovers, cookery shows and daytime soaps singing their siren songs
, briefcases are increasingly being exchanged for baking trays.