other words for 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?
I propose an enigma; only I am not cruel like the Sphinx and will not devour you if you fail to guess.
On hearing the reply the Sphinx dashed her head against a rock and expired.
She was the spirit of the enigma, the very personification of the Napoleonic sphinx.
To-day there is no Sphinx to fear, yet the world is full of unguessed riddles.
The Interviewer had attempted the riddle of the Sphinx, and had failed to get the first hint of its solution.
With one long look at the placid, cruel, yet gentle face of the sphinx the ship's head was swung towards the east.
They don't believe in anyone's sitting down to stare at the Sphinx.
Like them, the Sphinx is waiting, but with a greater purpose.
If cleared entirely of sand the Sphinx would thus be higher than a five-storied house.