witchery


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the art of sorcery

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It was only that afternoon that May Welland had let him guess that she "cared" (New York's consecrated phrase of maiden avowal), and already his imagination, leaping ahead of the engagement ring, the betrothal kiss and the march from Lohengrin, pictured her at his side in some scene of old European witchery.
Natasha on the contrary had at once abandoned all her witchery, of which her singing had been an unusually powerful part.
But I could not hold out long against the witchery of his verse.
The men and women who live and move in that new world of his creation are as varied as life itself; they are kings and beggars, saints and lovers, great captains, poets, painters, musicians, priests and Popes, Jews, gipsies and dervishes, street-girls, princesses, dancers with the wicked [44] witchery of the daughter of Herodias, wives with the devotion of the wife of Brutus, joyous girls and malevolent grey-beards, statesmen, cavaliers, soldiers of humanity, tyrants and bigots, ancient sages and modern spiritualists, heretics, scholars, scoundrels, devotees, rabbis, persons of quality and men of low estate--men and women as multiform as nature or society has made them.
She sat without movement, her eyes steadfast upon him, scarcely breathing, caught up and out of herself, he thought, by the witchery of the thing he had created.
He toyed with his spoon, and flushed his embarrassment over his soda, but lingered on; and she spoke softly, dropped her eyes, and wove her witchery about him.
Alice, dear Alice; what living thing within the sphere of her gentle witchery, could fail to love her!
Christabel' achieves what Coleridge himself described as the very difficult task of creating witchery by daylight; and 'Kubla Khan,' worthy, though a brief fragment, to rank with these two, is a marvelous glimpse of fairyland.
A witch I have been, 'tis true, but my witchery was with men.
I can't think what witchery it is in you, Maggie, that makes you look best in shabby clothes; though you really must have a new dress now.
Many people know Maurice Thompson as the father of modern bow-hunting and author of The Witchery of Archery, but in other writings from 1886 he offers this advice: "Most birds, like snipe and plover, will rise against the wind, so that the time to shoot them is just as they turn.
And if you've not got enough witchery and mischief in your life, then you'll be pleased to know, this week, more ancient burial sites and Druid stones were found at Stonehenge which has surprised a lot of people but really shouldn't be that surprising as Stonehenge is surround by acres of fields and old ancient sites.
The Cadies & Witchery Tours, Edinburgh, Lothian Region Any trip to the Scottish capital should involve of these humorous walking tours.
Conditions & Terms The Cadies & Witchery Tours, Edinburgh, Lothian Region Any trip to the Scottish capital should involve one of these humorous walking tours.