Origin of lotus-eater
Examples from the Web for lotus-eater
Historical Examples of lotus-eater
We may be happy for a brief while, with the brief happiness of a lotus-eater; but it cannot last—it cannot last!A Changed Heart
May Agnes Fleming
About it were chairs and divans that would have satisfied a lotus-eater.We Can't Have Everything
In this case I waited till I felt like a lotus-eater who could have stayed on forever.A-Birding on a Bronco
Florence A. Merriam
Thus we mark the inner transition: the active principle of that which was a passive Lotus-eater is the Cyclops, a Polyphemus.
The Lotus-eater gave up family and country; "chewing the lotus, he forgot the return."