How to use Sirens in a sentence
I could hear sirens in the background.
During his residence in Thrace he joined the expedition of the Argonauts, whose leader Jason had been informed by Chiron that only by the aid of Orpheus would they be able to pass by the Sirens unscathed.
It's so nice not to listen to police sirens and taxies honking their horns but I'm afraid we might have woken Howie up earlier.
In the distance and getting closer I heard the sound of police sirens and in minutes two cruisers pulled into the driveway.
He drove directly home, knowing Cynthia would be terrified by his absence and the sound of sirens in the night.Advertisement
The Hesperides are, like the Sirens, possessed of the gift of delightful song.
Then they passed safely through Scylla and Charybdis, past the Sirens, through the Planctae, over the island of the Sun, Trinacria and on to Corcyra again, the land of the Phaeacians, where Jason and Medea held their nuptials.
He has observed that in young specimens of Siren lacertina (the larva is still unknown) the gills are rudimentary and functionless, and that it is only in large adult specimens that they are fully developed in structure and function; he therefore concludes that the sirens are the descendants of a terrestrial type of batrachians, which passed through a metamorphosis like the other members of their class, but that more recently they have adopted a permanently aquatic life, and have resumed their branchiae by reversion.
Many curious superstitions survive in the country districts, including the beliefs in witches (feitigeiras, bruxas) and werewolves (lobishomens); in sirens (sereias) which haunt the dangerous coast and lure fishermen to destruction; in fairies (fadas) and in many kinds of enchantment.
The most important temples of Surrentum were those of Athena and of the Sirens (the latter the only one in the Greek world in historic times); the former gave its name to the promontory.Advertisement
For the most part I escaped wonderfully from these dangers, either by proceeding at once boldly and without deliberation to the goal, as is recommended to those who run the gauntlet, or by keeping my thoughts on high things, like Orpheus, who, "loudly singing the praises of the gods to his lyre, drowned the voices of the Sirens, and kept out of danger."
Air raid sirens rang in Basra city around the time of the attack.
Three warning sirens are located at in the village.
Crocodiles, fire-breathing dragons, space truckers and the sirens of Titan... My friend Rohit now has a blog.
Cars screaming about, police sirens screaming, flashing lights, people shouting, a pub TV screen the size of very big thing.Advertisement
Some accounts say the seamen died of hunger; others say the heartless Sirens ate them.
What happens when the sirens sound and the reaction of children.
In the US midwest sirens are used for tornado warnings.
Again the music is suggestive of an unfamiliar terrain toward which these sirens draw the unwary through spectral waves.
An unnatural silence broken by sirens, bombs whining down and exploding, the fire of antiaircraft guns.Advertisement
One fine day all sirens in a secret military installation south of Moscow begin to wail loudly.
The sirens alertly warned the cars that an ambulance was approaching.
He has published a book of his photographs called Beginnings Goddesses, Sirens and Mermaids.
The Sirens were creatures in Greek Mythology who lured seafaring men to their deaths with their songs (and their sexiness).
Megan Fox has the sultry good looks that Hollywood sirens are well known for.Advertisement
To find Kronos, Kratos must defeat the 3 sirens.
Fears among toddlers include strangers, animals, bugs, storms, sirens, large objects, dark colors, darkness, people with masks, monsters, and "bad" people, such as burglars.
Whether that be the flappers of the roaring 1920s or the screen sirens in the 1960s who were inspired by Vidal Sassoon's glamorous cut, the bob has always been, and will always be, fashionable and chic.
Stacy talks about her struggles with weight in a interview for Sirens Magazine written by Andrea Bartz.
Paired with a tankini, for example, creates a sporty look, while those teamed with a sexy halter top will give a retro, 50s shape reminiscent of screen sirens such as Marilyn Monroe.
The feature tells the story of a pirate ship lured towards its doom by the sexy (and singing) sirens of the deep.
One of the best is Silver Screen Loungerie, an Australian company that specializes in the sort of romantic lingerie worn by screen sirens of yesteryear.
Dreamy and precise, the music and sound of Serenity provide the film with exquisite accents, drawing the audience into the experience as the sirens of mythology lured sailors into the depths with their songs.
The earliest mythical inhabitants (though some have localized the Sirens here) are the Teleboi from Acarnania under their king Telon.
The Greek sirens of Homer are clearly a form of these deadly fairies, as the Nereids and Oreads and Naiads are fairies of wells, mountains and the sea.
When the adventures of Odysseus were localized on the Italian and Sicilian coasts, the Sirens were transferred to the neighbourhood of Neapolis and Surrentum, the promontory of Pelorum at the entrance to the Straits of Messina, or elsewhere.
Various explanations are given of the Sirens.
Neither of this nor of the famous temple of the Sirens are any traces existing.
The packed emergency area waiting room held a disreputable collection of weeping women, stoned teenagers and dirty derelicts, all talking at the same time over the background music of a near-constant scream of sirens hauling in more Saturday night victims.
But even while he sings the song of the Sirens, he still hearkens to the barking of the Sphinx.
Not generally, but I did blog about the seemingly incessant sirens that followed the 21st July abortive bombings.
We began CPR, and finally nee naw sirens were heard in the distance.
I still shudder at the sound of the Stukas ' sirens whenever I see them on film.
The only sounds that remained there were cries of pain, the wail ambulance sirens... Where are the children?
Too late I heard the sirens coming, my heart sank.
Please give way to emergency vehicles using sirens or emergency lights.
We always had to be ready for the air-raid sirens going of even in the middle of the night.