Example sentences for: pandora

How can you use “pandora” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This error is a perpetuation of Erasmus, who published his Adagia (1500) in which, inter alia, appears the Pandora story in which he mistakes πυξις ( pyxis ) a smallish boxwood box for πιθος, the largest wine storage container.

  • The Greek myth of Pandora's box is one that most of us recall vaguely: though Pandora was told not to open that box, of course she did--at which point all manner of evils flew out, making our world one of pestilence, famine, death, and destruction.

  • Legend has it right, as it turns out, but it's a long hour before roguish adventurer Brendan Fraser can transport dimwitted 1920s Pandora heroine Rachel Weisz to Hamunaptra so that she can open the Book of the Dead and start stupidly incanting.

  • Clearly, David Galef's classics course was done in translation, for had he read in Greek, he would never have written Pandora's Box but Pandora's Wine Jar [The Niceness Principle, XVII , 2].

  • Wasn't nostalgia one of the things in Pandora's box?


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