Riddle Sentence Examples
Fred couldn't resist a mystery and here was a riddle on-site.
The story of the sphinx's riddle first occurs in the Greek tragedians.
The country was ravaged by a monster, the Sphinx; Oedipus solved the riddle which it proposed to its victims, freed the country, and married his own mother.
The upper end contains a perforated riddle plate which is placed directly over the riffle box, and under certain circumstances mercury may be placed behind the riffles.
The Muses taught her a riddle and the Thebans had to guess it.Advertisement
Or is this another Watcher riddle?
Men have told me that there is no riddle so cunning that you can not solve it.
Even after hours of thought, Olivia still couldn't solve the unfathomable riddle.
The key to the riddle is to be found in the Encyclopaedia Britannica for 1816.
He is not religious at all; he is more or less anti-religious; and his book is more or less of a general protest against any attempt to explain supernaturally the riddle of the earth.Advertisement
Though not a great poem, it is full of beautiful passages, many of which point to the riddle of life as yet unsolved, a conviction which grew ever more and more upon the poet, as the ebulliency of romanticism gave way to the calm of classic feeling.
Much has been done, by Mignet (Antonio Perez et Philippe II., 1845; 4th ed., 1874) and by Froude (" An Unsolved Historical Riddle," Nineteenth Cent., 1883) among others, towards the elucidation of various difficult points in Perez's somewhat perplexing story.
As kids get older, you can add riddle clues to make the game more challenging.
The largest or lump coal is that which remains upon a riddle having the bars 4 in.
At the same time he admits, firstly, that to mark the barrier between unconscious and conscious is difficult; secondly, that it is impossible to trace the first beginning of consciousness in the lower animals; and, thirdly, that " however certain we are of the fact of this natural evolution of consciousness, we are, unfortunately, not yet in a position to enter more deeply into the question " (Riddle of the Universe, 191).Advertisement
For older kids, incorporate riddle clues to make it more fun and challenging.
Scepticism, with which P. Bayle had played as a historian - he amused himself, too, with praising the Manichaean solution of the riddle of the universe - became a serious power in the history of philosophy with the advent of David Hume.
I know very well that this riddle seems insoluble.
But what about the ancient riddle Which weighs more?
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Can you help solve the riddle of the cryptic messages found engraved on old Wurzels records?
This book seeks to unravel the riddle of legal paradoxes.
This time can also include a regular activity like guessing a riddle or a song to say hello.
To resolve the riddle of the " UN ", we confidently offer LVT.
But what about the ancient riddle " Which weighs more?Advertisement
Jennifer Lopez is at the center of a pregnancy riddle.
They can even make their own I Spy picture riddle.
The combination of Bom-Bane's sweet, slightly shrill soprano and Pynn's undulating strings gives each musical riddle an unearthly quality.
Haeckel's Riddle of the Universe maintains that " life may be something not only ultra-terrestrial, but even immaterial, something outside our present categories of matter and energy; as real as they are, but different, and utilizing them for its own purpose " (Life and Matter, 1906, p. 198).
In his Guesses at the Riddle of Existence (1897), he abandons the faith in Christianity expressed in his lecture of 1861 on Historical Progress (where he forecast the speedy reunion of Christendom on the "basis of free conviction"), and writes in a spirit "not of Agnosticism, if Agnosticism imports despair of spiritual truth, but of free and hopeful inquiry, the way for which it is necessary to clear by removing the wreck of that upon which we can found our faith no more."
Themis in anger at the riddle being solved sent a wild beast to ravage the countryside.
The solution is 9 2 7 1 under the hard riddle difficulty setting.
This riddle of the Sphinx is, Do you believe in the gods?
The combination of Bom-Bane 's sweet, slightly shrill soprano and Pynn 's undulating strings gives each musical riddle an unearthly quality.
Can Bink solve the riddle of Greek mythology 's most terrifying monster or will he lose his kingdom, his princess and his life?
It was also his rationality that allowed him to solve the Sphinx 's riddle resulting in his marriage with his mother Jocasta.
Naked as human fear, with a rod for splitting atoms and a riddle for sifting genes, the mutant appears.
Early vase paintings show him doing the deed with a sword or spear - there was no riddle, no suicide.
After having a moment of enlightenment, Bekah was finally able to solve the riddle.
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Cheat codes are most commonly used by people who are so stuck on some aspect of a game - such as a puzzle or a riddle - that it's impossible to move on.
Some nuggets of wisdom can help you fight colds quicker, others can serve to solve the riddle of stubborn health issues, and yet others are just fun trivia to know.
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The show also features a weekly "puzzler" or riddle, which doesn't necessarily have anything to do with automobiles.
At first, he thinks he is going crazy, but he soon learns that these symbols are a riddle to find the spot where the Matrix of Leadership, where a tomb of Primes holds the key for Earth's survival.
But how to explain the combination of the figure of the sun-god with that of the Primal Man is an unsolved riddle.
Caught in the middle of the battle between Others and Watchers, her danger was increasing, and he was stuck in a riddle he couldn't quite solve.
Even to the present day the legend has 1 It is probable that the story of the piercing of his feet is a subsequent invention to explain the name, or is due to a false etymology (from oih&o), 01St rovs in reality meaning the "wise" (from oTSa), chiefly in reference to his having solved the riddle, the syllable - irovs having no significance.
Autocrat and " Jacobin," man of the world and mystic, he was to his contemporaries a riddle which each read according to his own temperament.
Or at least he has rightly seen what are the assertions to aim at; it is difficult to accept the principle or method upon which his answer to the riddle proceeds, the dialectic method.