Meanwhile many ordinary Egyptians will find themselves back at square one, caught between Scylla and Charybdis.
He passes the terrible coasts of the Sirens unhurt, and escaped the monsters Scylla and Charybdis by a series of narrow chances.
All night long I was tossed on the waves, and at dawn I drew near to Charybdis.
The missionaries, however, seemed to be trying to stir between Scylla and Charybdis.
We, and the new faith with us, are between Scylla and Charybdis.
Mr. Frankfort Moores best work is found in his latest story Priscilla and Charybdis.
But it is perhaps better for avoiding the Charybdis of literalness.
Then Antonio has so many rooms dependent on him, that every door is a Scylla, and every window a Charybdis, as he passes.
To-day another steamer was chased by the "Charybdis" but she gave us the slip.
The Scylla of calf-worship was incomparably less shameful than the Charybdis of these heathen abominations.