Lorelei

Definitions

  • The Lorelei sits on a rock, combing her hair
    The Lorelei sits on a rock, combing her hair
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Lorelei a Siren of German legend who lured boatmen in the Rhine to destruction
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Usage

In literature:

And I will refresh the reader's memory by printing the legend of the Lorelei, too.
"A Tramp Abroad, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
It is inconsiderate of you to give me the impression that I am a sort of Lorelei, coolly luring you to your destruction!
"Fair Margaret" by Francis Marion Crawford
Well, in the future the siren should chant her Lorelei songs to deaf ears.
"The Wall Between" by Sara Ware Bassett
Lorelei laughed at the idea; and Fancy thought singing for gold, not love, a hard way to get one's living.
"Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag VI" by Louisa M. Alcott
Drusus' Death (1870); Lorelei (1871).
"The Standard Cantatas" by George P. Upton
You know the steward of the 'Lorelei?
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
Mention Miss Lorelei with her golding hair.
"Harper's Round Table, September 10, 1895" by Various
Thou art the witch, the Lorelei.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 13" by Various
His "Lorelei" is a beautiful lyric scene.
"How to Appreciate Music" by Gustav Kobbé
Is not the Mermaid to be found in Greece, and is not the Lorelei as Germanic as the Kelpy is Caledonian.
"The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries" by W. Y. Evans Wentz
Ah, by the way, what a wonderful story it is about the Lorelei.
"The Galaxy" by Various
Do not you rave about 'Lorelei,' too, my Fraeulein?
"Withered Leaves. Vol. I. (of III)" by Rudolf von Gottschall
The Lorelei Rock was just on the other side of the Smalley farm.
"The Camp Fire Girls at Onoway House" by Hildegard G. Frey
Heine's, Lorelei, 219, 220.
"Lincoln, the Politician" by T. Aaron Levy
There is a pupil in the class this year named Lorelei Ritter.
"Emmy Lou's Road to Grace" by George Madden Martin
It's a sort of Lorelei song, Yetta.
"Comrade Yetta" by Albert Edwards
I said, repeating the opening lines of the Lorelei; 'I feel absolutely blue to-night.
"Solomon" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
Apropos, what is that legend about the fairy Lorelei?
"Annouchka" by Ivan Sergheievitch Turgenef
Oder wilst du die Lorelei haben?
"Bert Wilson, Marathon Winner" by J. W. Duffield
It was the "Lorelei" that I heard, the sweet, plaintive music of the Rhine maiden.
"The Secret Service Submarine" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
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In news:

Everything about Lorelei's comeback seems copacetic on the surface: There's nothing moldy about Enterprising Sidewalks, the DC indie-rock band's first album in about 17 years.
Lorelei Decker leaves hospital, votes after bone marrow transplant.
Lorelei , like always, stole the show.
Thunder superfan and honorary assistant coach Lorelei Decker.
Lorelei Decker shows off her signed Oklahoma City Thunder jersey.
Lorelei was an accomplished artist, collector of owls and member of the Farmington Arts Foundation, Visual Arts Association of Livonia, Artifacts and St Andrews Society of Detroit.
Lorelei and Deathfix @ Black Cat.
There were three things that a majority of Washingtonians missed out on Friday night at the Black Cat: One was the Lorelei record release show, which was stellar.
The second was a lesson in hutzpah from the likes of Lorelei singer and guitarist Matthew Dingee.
Lorelei 's Enterprising Sidewalks, Reviewed.
Everything about Lorelei 's comeback seems copacetic on the surface: There's nothing moldy about Enterprising Sidewalks, the DC indie-rock band's first album in about 17 years.
Nothing is going right for 11-year-old Lorelei Robinson.
Lorelei Decker shows off her signed Oklahoma City Thunder jersey.
Lorelei Decker leaves hospital, votes after bone marrow transplant.
UNLIKE the Rhine , Germany's Lahn River has no Lorelei to lure unsuspecting sailors to their destruction.
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