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The Circean witchery and enticement is all on the part of the dog-germ, not in the inclination of the molecules.Life: Its True Genesis|R. W. Wright
Circean poison, a draught of any kind that is magically and fatally infatuating, such as the effect often of popular applause.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
But the deadly Sirens are in all things opposed to the Circean power.The Crown of Wild Olive|John Ruskin
Physical beauty of every sort was a snare, a Circean enchantment, to be valiantly contended with and straitly eschewed.
But the deadly Sirens are all things opposed to the Circean power.
enchantress of the isle of Aea who transformed into swine those who drank from her cup ("Odyssey"), late 14c., from Latin Circe, from Greek Kirke. Related: Circean.