The appearance of the fire urged the pedestrians on, for even the ladies had become eager to witness the miraculous
The wives and daughters of these incomparably great and wise magi,'" continued Scheherazade, without being in any manner disturbed by these frequent and most ungentlemanly interruptions on the part of her husband -- "'the wives and daughters of these eminent conjurers are every thing that is accomplished and refined; and would be every thing that is interesting and beautiful, but for an unhappy fatality that besets them, and from which not even the miraculous
powers of their husbands and fathers has, hitherto, been adequate to save.
In the meantime, public minor had informed the archdeacon of the miraculous
manner in which the gypsy had been saved.
About the middle of the Arbat Street, near the Church of the Miraculous
Icon of St.
The Spaniards, bloated with fine living upon the fruits of the miraculous
land, fell in heaps; but the hardy Englishmen, tawny with sea-voyaging, hairy for lack of razors, with muscles like wire, fangs greedy for flesh, and fingers itching for gold, despatched the wounded, drove the dying into the sea, and soon reduced the natives to a state of superstitious wonderment.
It is one of the many methods in which they employ this weapon, and the accuracy of aim which they achieve, even under the most unfavorable circumstances, is little short of miraculous
Tarzan had always found that it stood him in good stead to leave with natives the impression that he was to some extent possessed of more or less miraculous
The next morning found him refreshed and in considerably less pain, for the powers of recuperation which belonged to his perfect health and mighty physique had already worked an almost miraculous
transformation in him.
Her escape seemed to them little short of miraculous
, and it was the consensus of opinion that it could have been achieved by no other man than Tarzan of the Apes.
Lynde vied with each other in preparing for Anne, and he was reading an enthralling tale, in a school library book, of a wonderful hero who seemed blessed with a miraculous
faculty for getting into scrapes from which he was usually delivered by an earthquake or a volcanic explosion, which blew him high and dry out of his troubles, landed him in a fortune, and closed the story with proper ECLAT.
In ways truly miraculous
, I had been lent four books, marvellous books, and them I had devoured.
These authors seem no more startled at a miraculous
act of creation than at an ordinary birth.
My landlord, whose hands were empty, fell to with his fist, and the good wife, uplifting her broom and aiming at the head of Jones, had probably put an immediate end to the fray, and to Jones likewise, had not the descent of this broom been prevented--not by the miraculous
intervention of any heathen deity, but by a very natural though fortunate accident, viz.
I read those miraculous
words with an emphasis which did them justice, and then I looked him severely in the face.
It must have seemed miraculous
to him that we should know already, but he took it all in the stride.