fall under the spell of (someone)

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fall under the spell of (someone)

To come under the influence or control of someone because one finds them fascinating, enchanting, or seductive. Our son has never acted out like this before. I think he must have fallen under the spell of that new friend of his. Such was the magnitude of her beauty that countless men have fallen under the spell of the duchess.
See also: fall, of, spell
References in classic literature ?
Those musings of hers are so profound that you fall under the spell of them; on me, at least, she has the effect of a cloud overcharged with electricity.