Then what should luck do in my favor but lead me to the very spot where one of the most famous conjurers of the tribe was dressing himself, as I well knew, for some great battle with Satan-- though why should I call that luck, which it now seems was an especial ordering of Providence.
At this favorable moment the counterfeit conjurers disappeared.
It is as useful to a friar as a broomstick to a witch, or a wand to a conjurer
Some sleight-of-hand trick or other,' said the Medical Man, and Filby tried to tell us about a conjurer
he had seen at Burslem; but before he had finished his preface the Time Traveller came back, and Filby's anecdote collapsed.
Arapooish pretended to be a great "medicine man", a character among the Indians which is a compound of priest, doctor, prophet, and conjurer
In good truth, Porthos I cannot tell why you have not turned conjurer
The man is by trade a conjurer
and performer, going round the canteens after nightfall, and giving a little entertainment at each.
He merely kept his trade secret, because he had to keep his tricks secret, like any other conjurer.
Then, advancing into the middle of the room with a bow, he produced from his pocket a big bill printed in blue and red, which announced that ZALADIN, the World's Greatest Conjurer, Contortionist, Ventriloquist and Human Kangaroo would be ready with an entirely new series of Tricks at the Empire Pavilion, Scarborough, on Monday next at eight o'clock precisely.
He must have been busy at it when I found him pretending to pack, if not far into that night, for it was a very perfect piece of work; and even as I stared without a word, and he crouched laughing in my face, an arm came squeezing out, keys in hand; one was turned in either of the two great padlocks, the whole lid lifted, and out stepped Raffles like the conjurer
Holmes stood before us with the air of a conjurer
who is performing a trick.
The doctor bowed, smiled, whipped off his hat, and produced his stethoscope from its interior with the air of a conjurer
upon the stage.
shall control him as well as the conjurer, I warrant you.
greatly believe him: he looks as like a conjurer as the Pope
But as he went upstairs to his floor he drew a deep breath and whistled, saying to himself: "So she has got into the hands of that conjurer
upstairs with his golden eye.