The villagers were astonished and enchanted
with the magnificence of their performance, and could not bear to have them stop.
There might be ogres and giants under the stairs, --but, as I tell Hannah, there MIGHT be elves and fairies and enchanted
The world passed from her; and, for one enchanted
moment, Love opened the gates of Paradise to the daughter of Eve.
Rustling about the room, his softly-slippered feet making no noise on the floor, he moved like a refined tiger:--looked like some enchanted
marquis of the impenitently wicked sort, in story, whose periodical change into tiger form was either just going off, or just coming on.
I repair to the enchanted
house, where there are lights, chattering, music, flowers, officers (I am sorry to see), and the eldest Miss Larkins, a blaze of beauty.
It was repeated three times, with as much violence as if it had been blown before an enchanted
castle by the destined knight, at whose summons halls and towers, barbican and battlement, were to roll off like a morning vapour.
But when he came to the enchanted
horse, the princess declared that she could never have imagined anything half so surprising.
Now the ceremony took place, and when the married pair were alone together the Crab made himself known to his young wife, and told her how he was the son of the greatest king in the world, and how he was enchanted
, so that he became a crab by day and was a man only at night; and he could also change himself into an eagle as often as he wished.
Thou mayest well believe that," answered Don Quixote, "because, either I know little, or this castle is enchanted
, for thou must know- but this that I am now about to tell thee thou must swear to keep secret until after my death.
As if to allay their too sanguine hopes, they recurred to the Indian traditions that a spirit kept watch about the gem, and bewildered those who sought it either by removing it from peak to peak of the higher hills, or by calling up a mist from the enchanted
lake over which it hung.
There were hardly two of them heading exactly the same way, as if each had meditated breaking out of the enchanted
circle at a different point of the compass.
It was a July midnight; and from out A full-orbed moon, that, like thine own soul, soaring, Sought a precipitate pathway up through heaven, There fell a silvery-silken veil of light, With quietude, and sultriness, and slumber, Upon the upturned faces of a thousand Roses that grew in an enchanted
garden, Where no wind dared to stir, unless on tiptoe -- Fell on the upturn'd faces of these roses That gave out, in return for the love-light, Their odorous souls in an ecstatic death -- Fell on the upturn'd faces of these roses That smiled and died in this parterre, enchanted
By thee, and by the poetry of thy presence.
Adieu, till we meet; I am enchanted
with my lodgings.
He told us at random of the attack on the windmills and the flocks of sheep, of the night in the valley of the fulling-mills with their trip-hammers, of the inn and the muleteers, of the tossing of Sancho in the blanket, of the island that was given him to govern, and of all the merry pranks at the duke's and duchess's, of the liberation of the galley-slaves, of the capture of Mambrino's helmet, and of Sancho's invention of the enchanted
Dulcinea, and whatever else there was wonderful and delightful in the most wonderful and delightful book in the world.
And Ozma has an enchanted
picture hanging in her room that shows her the exact scene where any of her friends may be, at any time she chooses.