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Circe {f}Femininum (die) [mythol.] Circe
Circe {f}Femininum (die) [fig.] (Verführerin) Circe [fig.]
Verführerin {f}Femininum (die) Circe [fig.]
verführerische Frau {f}Femininum (die) Circe [fig.]
betörende Frau {f}Femininum (die) Circe [fig.]
verführerisches Geschöpf {n}Neutrum (das) (Frau) Circe [fig.]
verführerisches Wesen {n}Neutrum (das) (Frau) Circe [fig.]
Die Frau, die die Männer bezaubert (ein US-amerikanischer Spielfilm aus dem Jahr 1924) Circe
Circe [astron.] (ein Asteroid) Circe


"A pair of coursers, born of heav'nly breed, Who from their nostrils breathed ethereal fire; Whom Circe stole from her celestial sire, By substituting mares produced on earth, Whose wombs conceived a more than mortal birth.
“On my word,” said Franz, “you are as wise as Nestor and prudent as Ulysses, and your fair Circe must be very skilful or very powerful if she succeed in changing you into a beast of any kind.”
According to Greek legend, Circe was a beautiful enchantress.
What the Roman enjoys in the arena, the Christian in the ecstasies of the cross, the Spaniard at the sight of the faggot and stake, or of the bull-fight, the present-day Japanese who presses his way to the tragedy, the workman of the Parisian suburbs who has a homesickness for bloody revolutions, the Wagnerienne who, with unhinged will, "undergoes" the performance of "Tristan and Isolde"—what all these enjoy, and strive with mysterious ardour to drink in, is the philtre of the great Circe "cruelty."
72 When Ulysses heard this he put the lid on the chest and made it fast with a bond that Circe had taught him.
"Thence we sailed sadly on, glad to have escaped death, though we had lost our comrades, and came to the Aeaean island, where Circe lives—a great and cunning goddess who is own sister to the magician Aeetes—for they are both children of the sun by Perse, who is daughter to Oceanus.
Presently they reached the gates of the goddess's house, and as they stood there they could hear Circe within, singing most beautifully as she worked at her loom, making a web so fine, so soft, and of such dazzling colours as no one but a goddess could weave.
"Thus then were they shut up squealing, and Circe threw them some acorns and beech masts such as pigs eat, but Eurylochus hurried back to tell me about the sad fate of our comrades.
'And I will tell you of all the wicked witchcraft that Circe will try to practice upon you.
When Circe strikes you with her wand, draw your sword and spring upon her as though you were going to kill her.

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