Examples from the Web for scylla
Thus, they say, it was that Plato came to sail a third time into the straits of Scylla.Plutarch's Lives, Volume IV|Aubrey Stewart
Scylla cast herself into the sea, and was transformed at the same moment into a lark.The Student's Mythology|Catherine Ann White
This prophecy is fulfilled by Endymion, who aids in restoring Glaucus to youth, and Scylla and the drowned lovers to life.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)|Charles Mills Gayley
Scylla could seldom visit the ranch, for she was an invalid.Southern Stories|Various
But this was plunging from Scylla into Charybdis, for it inferred that the Stuarts inherited the heavenly-gifted touch by descent.Calamities and Quarrels of Authors|Isaac Disraeli
sea-monster in the Strait of Messina, from Latinized form of Greek Skylla, of unknown origin, perhaps related to skyllein "to tear."
see between a rock and a hard place (Scylla and Charybdis).