Nothing in those days could have been more striking than the vast, empty basins, surrounded by miles of bare quays and the ranges of cargo-sheds, where two or three ships seemed lost like bewitched
children in a forest of gaunt, hydraulic cranes.
Before you despise Adam as deficient in penetration, pray ask yourself if you were ever predisposed to believe evil of any pretty woman--if you ever COULD, without hard head-breaking demonstration, believe evil of the ONE supremely pretty woman who has bewitched
Now, it was precisely about this time that the directress, stung by my coldness, bewitched by my scorn,and excited by the preference she suspected me of cherishing for another, had fallen into a snare of her own laying--was herself caught in the meshes of the very passion with which she wished to entangle me.
And the jolly old dame laughed, and said she thought her daughter was bewitched, for I had no point of a handsome man about me, except being straight and without deformity.
Him he bewitched
, and in ten days he died of the fever.
How he himself had really killed Shere Khan; and how Mowgli had turned himself into a wolf, and fought with him all the afternoon, and changed into a boy again and bewitched
Buldeo's rifle, so that the bullet turned the corner, when he pointed it at Mowgli, and killed one of Buldeo's own buffaloes; and how the village, knowing him to be the bravest hunter in Seeonee, had sent him out to kill this Devil-child.
she asked in a flash of scorn which bewitched
me so completely for an instant that I couldn't even smile at it.
The clocks carved upon the furniture took to dancing as if bewitched
, while those upon the mantel-pieces could scarcely contain themselves for fury, and kept such a continual striking of thirteen, and such a frisking and wriggling of their pendulums as was really horrible to see.
Then the parson himself was frightened; and thinking the cow was surely bewitched
, told his man to kill her on the spot.
The dairyman had not recognized the taste at that time, and thought the butter bewitched
But that girl at the cottage--I daresay I am in my dotage--I tell you, sir, she has bewitched
No, it was Peg Bowen," declared Peter, "but she couldn't have bewitched
him this time for she's been away for months, nobody knows where.
They now discovered a light at some distance, to the great pleasure of Jones, and to the no small terror of Partridge, who firmly believed himself to be bewitched, and that this light was a Jack-with-a-lantern, or somewhat more mischievous.
indeed, to favour a little the opinion of Partridge, it might very well be called music bewitched.
The streak of chalk bewitcheth the hen; the stroke he struck bewitched
his weak reason.