Pandora's box

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(Greek mythology) a box that Zeus gave to Pandora with instructions that she not open it

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Some of the games are very easy but there is an increase in difficulty as you go through the game trying to achieve the aim of unlocking Pandora's Box.
While Stevenson's tale does not break new ground Pandora's Box is a good read.
Then], the Western countries will regret Al Bashir's indictment, because it will open a Pandora's Box," Jundi continued.
It's unusual to see Greek myths in picturebook format, but Jean Marzollo's retelling of PANDORA'S BOX (0316741337, $12.
Creating a separate synod based on ethnicity would open the door to Pandora's box," said Tres Adams III, a theological student advisory delegate from Pittsburgh Seminary.
Feinberg, a longtime transgender activist, opens a Pandora's box of issues in Drag King Dreams--racism, Zionism, homophobia, transphobia, police violence, capitalist oppression, even the survival of Yiddish as a poetic language.
Modern genetic techniques continue to open a Pandora's box of hitherto hidden aspects of human sexual behavior," the investigators write.
We may, the films warn us, outwit ourselves by opening a Pandora's box we'll never be able to shut.
John Iacovelli's set design consists of a wagon like a Pandora's box.
Moore's thorny creations--neither brutal nor sweet--suggest that there is always hope in Pandora's Box.
If only Kinsey's influence could be undone, they sometimes imply, the last 50 years would switch into rewind, a sexual implosion ending with the lid clattering closed atop Pandora's Box.
Agent Orange has been a Pandora's box for Vietnam veterans," said Reese.
11 was like a Pandora's box from which many negative and evil events have emerged.
Many expressed concern that if the AEO was to extend beyond the issue of the blessing of same-sex unions, it could open up a Pandora's box which would render episcope (ministry of a bishop) unmanageable," said the report.