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"Upon hearing the Sirens' song, Ulysses was driven temporarily insane and struggled with all of his might to break free so that he might join the Sirens, which would have meant his death."--Sholem Stein

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In Greek mythology, a siren was one of a group of nymphs who lured mariners to their death on the rocks. By exstension it means a dangerously seductive woman, femme fatale.

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Siren (disambiguation)




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