The porter in his lodge answers exactly to Cerberus
in his den, and, like him, must be appeased by a sop before access can be gained to his master.
The elevator whisked me into the sky, and Cerberus
, in the guise of an anaemic office boy, guarded the door.
And while the three-headed Cerberus
was fawning so lovingly on King Pluto, there was the dragon tail wagging against its will, and looking as cross and ill-natured as you can imagine, on its own separate account.
is known to have had three heads, and some of the
Thank you, friend Cerberus
," said the prisoner; "you are just in time; I am very hungry.
But he did not meet that exalted personage, thanks to a Cerberus
of an office boy, of tender years and red hair, who guarded the portals.
It must have been deserted by its usual Cerberus
, for Mme.
So she conceived and brought forth fierce offspring; first she bare Orthus the hound of Geryones, and then again she bare a second, a monster not to be overcome and that may not be described, Cerberus
who eats raw flesh, the brazen-voiced hound of Hades, fifty-headed, relentless and strong.
For my own part, I was never so effectually deterred from frequenting a man's house, by any kind of Cerberus
whatever, as by the parade one made about dining me, which I took to be a very polite and roundabout hint never to trouble him so again.
Perceiving the necessity of doing something to disarm this female Cerberus
, before his own purpose could be accomplished, the Doctor, reluctant as he was to encounter her tongue, found himself compelled to invite a colloquial communication.
There was the soul of Cratinus - passable: Aristophanes - racy: Plato exquisite not your Plato, but Plato the comic poet; your Plato would have turned the stomach of Cerberus
An ideal image of the soul, like the composite creations of ancient mythology, such as the Chimera or Scylla or Cerberus
, and there are many others in which two or more different natures are said to grow into one.