Thesaurus / sphinx

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What would he say, we wondered, could he see the crowds of tourists tearing out to pay him a call, on their way to the Sphinx?

It Happened in EgyptC. N. Williamson

I propose an enigma; only I am not cruel like the Sphinx and will not devour you if you fail to guess.

The Hero of the PeopleAlexandre Dumas

On hearing the reply the Sphinx dashed her head against a rock and expired.

Human AnimalsFrank Hamel

She was the spirit of the enigma, the very personification of the Napoleonic sphinx.

The MissourianEugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle

To-day there is no Sphinx to fear, yet the world is full of unguessed riddles.

The WoodpeckersFannie Hardy Eckstorm

The Interviewer had attempted the riddle of the Sphinx, and had failed to get the first hint of its solution.

A Mortal AntipathyOliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

With one long look at the placid, cruel, yet gentle face of the sphinx the ship's head was swung towards the east.

The Great Airship.F. S. Brereton

They don't believe in anyone's sitting down to stare at the Sphinx.

The Crow's NestClarence Day, Jr.

Like them, the Sphinx is waiting, but with a greater purpose.

The Spell of EgyptRobert Hichens

If cleared entirely of sand the Sphinx would thus be higher than a five-storied house.

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