Lotophagi

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Lo`toph´a`gi


n. pl.1.(Class. Myth.) A people visited by Ulysses in his wanderings. They subsisted on the lotus. See Lotus (b), and Lotus-eater.
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(She had advanced far enough to join him in ridiculing the Idyls of the King, but not to feel the beauty of Ulysses and the Lotus Eaters.) She was straightforward, loyal and brave; she had a sense of humour (chiefly proved by her laughing at HIS jokes); and he suspected, in the depths of her innocently-gazing soul, a glow of feeling that it would be a joy to waken.
Tony Hadley is also appearing at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham on the Let's Rock The Retro Winter Tour on Friday, November 29, with Marc Almond, Jimmy Somerville, Nik Kershaw, Sonia, Dr & The Medics, Then Jerico, Altered Images, Toyah, Bow Wow Wow's Annabella, Peter Coyle (ex Lotus Eaters) and Boney M.
While the superficial bling of Marbella still retains a thin sheen of allure, we met enough people packing their things and preparing to return home to suggest the dream for some lotus eaters has soured.
My top five: 'The Language of Life' by Everything But The Girl; 'Two Wheels Good/Steve McQueen' by Prefab Sprout; 'No Sense of Sin' by The Lotus Eaters; 'Out of Time' by R.E.M., and 'Violator' by Depeche Mode.
Its title refers to the mythological island of lotus eaters. When Odysseus' men landed there they ate the lotus plant and forgot about their home, wanting only to stay on the island.
Unlike the lotus eaters of Greek mythology, I cannot lay the blame on a plant.
All lotus eaters will be turned into machine made popcorn eaters.
Gone is the cartoon rage of Danger Days, No Shows has the 80s lushness of Prefab Sprout or The Lotus Eaters.
Yemeni physicians have compared Saleh's Yemen to Odysseus' "island of the lotus eaters"--a strange land whose people, the "lotophagi," feed on the fruits of the narcotic lotus flower and doze most of their life in peaceful apathy.
After directing the Brit rocker in "Lotus Eaters," director Alexandra McGuinness described Flynn as "that rarity: a great musician who's also a gifted actor" Now, Flynn is poised to steal hearts --among them Anne Hathaway's, onscreen at least--in "Song One" screening in dramatic competition.
Support comes from singer/songwriter Peter Coyle, sometimes front-man of The Lotus Eaters, and tickets are PS17.50 via www.ticketweb.co.uk.
Like the lotus eaters of Homer's Odyssey, it's clear to see how investors in FHLs could be lured into a dangerous state of contentment when it comes to their tax affairs, with many people unaware of what HMRC could have in store (and the organisation doesn't exactly go out of it way to clarify its position on Entrepreneurs' Relief).