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the use of supernatural powers to influence or predict events

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the art of sorcery

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Aspects of The Black Witch will bother fantasy readers.
Maryse Conde, 1, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem, trans.
As a descendant of a black witch, Nathan receives annual 'notifications' to present himself to the white witch council who subject the child to ritual questioning in the hope that they can unnerve the boy into revealing something about his black witch father and reinforce his designation code.
Maryse Conde in I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem plays a reluctant (albeit playful) historian, who suggestively reinterprets the historical Tituba, but who also illustrates significant problems in such appropriations of history for particular political or artistic aims.
A black witch calls out her ominous lines from a raised throne behind the mother.
City dwellers and visitors will appreciate the precise descriptions of specific benches, trees or outcrops where Winn saw a silver-haired bat chasing insects or a black witch moth.
For this seventeenth century author, Circe is viewed as a historical example of the sort of black witch in which he believed (Anglo 1977:10), and this "evil-witch" idea certainly has precedent in classical literature, if we consider the story of Meroe in Apuleius as a malevolent figure, who turns Aristomenes into an animal (Frangoulidis 1999:381).
October used to be identified by the colors of fall-orange pumpkins, golden corn stalks, and an occasional black witch.
Key words: Ascalapha, Black Witch moth, Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
The black witch has been transformed into the ice maiden, her new glassy visage giving the appearance of being chiselled from the frozen wastes of Siberia.
Caprice may have had a picture of a black witch daubed on her T-shirt, but the stunning supermodel looked far from scary when she enjoyed a night on the tiles at London's trendy Aura nightclub.
A few whacks around the lugholes with an offensive leek from TV's wicked black witch would put these cowards in their place.
confident your waists will never expand, nor black witch hairs
Black Witch will go on the shelf in September, prior to Hallow'een, and a winter ale, Santa Claus, will be introduced in October.
Her works in English translation include Segu (Penguin), Crossing the Mangrove (Doubleday-Anchor), I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem (Ballantine), The Last of the African Kings (U.