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  • And an antidote to the hydra's poison seems nowhere on the horizon.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Causes of the Collapse

  • At worst, their concerns echo those of drug-war analysts and a growing number of ordinary Mexicans who believe the military is simply pushing cartels from region to region, capturing several key leaders and cutting off the "hydra's heads," but never making solid ground.

    Crime Crackdown

  • 'Tis a hydra's head, contention; the more they strive, the more they may: and as Praxiteles did by his glass, when he saw a scurvy face in it, brake it in pieces: but for that one he saw many more as bad in a moment: for one injury done they provoke another cum foenore, and twenty enemies for one.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • To have written in controversy had been to cut off an hydra's head, [157] Lis litem generat, one begets another, so many duplications, triplications, and swarms of questions.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Cupid had shot all his arrows at me, I am deluded with various desires, one love succeeds another, and that so soon, that before one is ended, I begin with a second; she that is last is still fairest, and she that is present pleaseth me most: as an hydra's head my loves increase, no Iolaus can help me.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Then he goes away and drops his knife and goes insane with her screaming "Murderer!" in his head and multiplying like a hydra's head...

    HBO's ROme ep 11

  • Then he goes away and drops his knife and goes insane with her screaming "Murderer!" in his head and multiplying like a hydra's head...

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • They have no friend Iolaus to burn with a hot iron the root of the hydra's head, but as soon as one head is crushed, two spring up.

    Local authors

  • They have no friend Iolaus to burn with a hot iron the root of the hydra's head, but as soon as one head is crushed, two spring up.

    Lance Mannion:

  •     There was a horrific screech, and Chainer turned just in time to see a glowing knight tear a hydra's headless body in half.

    Chainer's Torment

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