I think you put a spell on me, sweetheart.
Like Dracula, he was putting her under his spell again.
He loves to climb much better than to spell, but that is because he does not know yet what a wonderful thing language is.
The spell lasts twenty four hours, but it works.
"How do you spell your last name, officer?" she asked the leader of the pack.
Here, let me spell you.
The spell was broken like a dropped mirror on a marble floor.
They say the Oracle put a spell on you.
You have to stop putting that spell on them.
She was about to summon a spell to clear the sidewalk completely when she recalled she wasn't able to use her power anymore.
However, we knew a careless word overheard could spell our doom.
He was too strong for her to place the spell on him without him agreeing at least in part.
The resident, Freytag, was not a very wise person (though he probably did not, as Voltaire would have it, spell "poesie" "poeshie"); constant references to Frederick were necessary; and the affair was prolonged so that Madame Denis had time to join her uncle.
President Roosevelt had little difficulty last spring in making Miss Keller understand him, and especially requested Miss Sullivan not to spell into her hand.
She wasn't going to fall under the spell of Gabriel's strong body, his passion, his taste.
Her demon stirred in lazy agitation, as if still under the spell of Jame.
The extent and glamour of his empire exercised a potent spell on western Europe.
I stopped using it only after I had learned to spell the word on my fingers.
Everyone at headquarters was still under the spell of the day's council, at which the party of the young had triumphed.
She knew the moment the second spell hit.
When her fingers were too tired to spell another word, I had for the first time a keen sense of my deprivations.
On the twenty-fourth the weather cleared up after a spell of rain, and after dinner Pierre left Moscow.
The strange spell left her breathing hard and confused as to whether she'd had a heart attack or worse.
Still, the little girl inside wanted to believe the magic room had weaved its spell once again.
But even with those bleak thoughts swirling in her head, she felt herself slide under his spell once again.
In his letters to his friend Mathilde Wesendonck, it appears that while he was composing Tristan he already had the inspiration of working out the identification of Kundry, the messenger of the Grail, with the temptress who, under the spell of Klingsor, seduces the knights of the Grail; and he had, moreover, thought out the impressively obscure suggestion that she was Herodias, condemned like the wandering Jew to live till the Saviour's second coming.
Slowly but steadily, as part of the growth of civilization, countries are signing treaties and reaching agreements that spell out in detail the common set of rules those nations will abide by.
Miss Sullivan and others who live constantly with the deaf can spell very rapidly--fast enough to get a slow lecture, not fast enough to get every word of a rapid speaker.
It was amusing to see her hold it before her eyes and spell the sentences out on her fingers, just as I had done.
She was quiet, weaving a second spell into the crystal.
Several little girls have learned to spell on their fingers and are very proud of the accomplishment.
Her breathing quickened, and she sought to break the entrancing spell before she began mewling like a cat at his feet.
The second spell will teach you mercy.
Jessi was caught in his strange spell for a moment.
She shuddered, his spell retreating.
I guess it has some sort of spell on it that will um, kinda kill anyone else.
The Other was staring at the necklace, obviously wanting to snatch it but aware of whatever spell was on it that prevented anyone from touching it.
"He learned to spell and to philosophize at the same time" (Graetz).
In literature Argentina is still under the spell of Bohemianism and dilettanteism.
Guideand travel-books generally spell the name Sebastiyeh, which is not a correct rendering of the local pronunciation.
PHARMACY, a term which in the original Greek form signified the use of any kind of drug (46p,uaKov), potion or spell, and hence also poison and witchcraft.
A notable method of borrowing power from another magic-wielding agency is simply to breathe its name in connexion with the spell that stands in need of reinforcement; as the name suggests its owner, so it comes to stand for his real presence.
A favourite contrast for which there is more to be said is that drawn between the m k agico-religious spell-ritual, that says in effect, "My will be done," and the spirit of "Thy will be done" that breathes through the highest forms of worship. Such resignation in the face of the divine will and providence is, however, not altogether beyond the horizon of primitive faith, as witness the following prayer of the Khonds of Orissa: "We are ignorant of what it is good to ask for.
Marett, "From Spell to Prayer," in Folk-Lore (June, 1904); W.
Prayer and spell in North American religion: W.
'Invous X ptar6s, Oeou `Tuffs, 16 y TIJp, Jesus Christ, Son of God, Saviour, which together spell the Greek word for "fish," ix9vs.
All that the age longed for seemed to be embodied in a man who had both in his own person and by inheritance the natural spell which sways the imagination of the world.
The earliest to give expression to it was Virgil; but the spell was soon acknowledged by the colder and more worldly-wise Horace.
Fortunately for the Prussians, Bazaine had issued similar orders to his subordinates, who, having their men better in hand, were able to obey; and as night began to close in the French broke off the action and retired under the guns of the Metz forts, convinced that at last they had "broken the spell" of German success.
Before the year was out, yielding to the prayer of six or eight persons who had freed themselves from the Munster spell, he agreed to become their minister, and was set apart (January 1537) to the eldership at Groningen, with imposition of hands by Obbe Philipsz, who is regarded as the actual founder of the Mennonite body.
The nobles were awed by her warlike preparations or won over by adroit diplomacy, and their league was broken up. St Louis owed his realm to his mother, but he himself always remained somewhat under the spell of her imperious personality.
The story goes that a Mahratta chief at length succeeded in scaling the precipice and in carrying off the horse, and although the thief was captured before reaching the base of the hill, the spell was broken and the fort, when next attacked, fell.
He subsequently fell under the spell of the rising impressionist movement and threw in his lot with Monet and his friends, who were at that time the butt of public ridicule.
Zarubayev, who had used only about half his forces in the battle, nevertheless S' retired in the night, fearing to be cut off by a descent of the approaching 4th Army on Haicheng, and well content to have broken the spell of defeat.
As soon as I could spell a few words my teacher gave me slips of cardboard on which were printed words in raised letters.
Constant practice makes the fingers very flexible, and some of my friends spell rapidly--about as fast as an expert writes on a typewriter.
For a long time, when I wrote a letter, even to my mother, I was seized with a sudden feeling of terror, and I would spell the sentences over and over, to make sure that I had not read them in a book.
Although she did not think I should understand, she began to spell into my hand the story of Joseph and his brothers.
After spending a few days in Evangeline's country, about which Longfellow's beautiful poem has woven a spell of enchantment, Miss Sullivan and I went to Halifax, where we remained the greater part of the summer.
Sometimes she tries to spell very short words on her small [fingers] but she is too young to remember hard words.
He loves to climb the bed-posts and unscrew the steam valves much better than to spell, but that is because he does not understand that words would help him to make new and interesting discoveries.
As to the two-handed alphabet, I think it is much easier for those who have sight than the manual alphabet; for most of the letters look like the large capitals in books; but I think when it comes to teaching a deaf-blind person to spell, the manual alphabet is much more convenient, and less conspicuous....
Why, I find it hard to understand them sometimes when they spell on their fingers.
For Miss Keller to spell a sentence in the manual alphabet impresses it on her mind just as we learn a thing from having heard it many times and can call back the memory of its sound.
Kutuzov alone at last gains a real victory, destroying the spell of the invincibility of the French, and the Minister of War does not even care to hear the details.
She blinked out of the spell and saw Romas's oldest brother, his eyes glittering with anger.
Anger awoke her from the odd spell he seemed to cast over her.
The second spell hadn't hit yet, or he wouldn't be on his feet.
Under his spell, the blonde wasn't going to be phased by the display of magic, while Ingrid already knew he was the real thing.
Jessi fought back whatever spell was trying to engulf her.
How did she fall under his spell again, knowing what he was?
Do I have to spell it out?
From Spell to Prayer.
Note that it is customary to spell the god-name Asur and the country-name Assur.
Twenty-four hours later the long spell of calm, a godsend to Godley and Byng, came to an end.
They seemed indeed to have broken the spell of defeat.
In July 1861 he accepted from Lord Palmerston the office of solicitor-general, a knighthood, and a safe seat for the borough of Richmond in Yorkshire, secured for him through the friendly action of Lord Zetland, and thus began the second spell of Palmer's membership of the House of Commons, which continued till his elevation to the woolsack and the peerage.
Edward could spell nearly all the words in his primer, and he could read quite well.
I ceased making the sound "wah-wah" only when I learned to spell the word.
In the days that followed I learned to spell in this uncomprehending way a great many words, among them pin, hat, cup and a few verbs like sit, stand and walk.
Of course the little ones cannot spell on their fingers; but I manage to read their lips.
She smiled and answered, "Viney (can) not spell words."
On this account, the custom of both the French and English people of the country was for years before and for several years after 1870 to pronounce it Man-I-CO-ba, and even in some cases to spell it " Manitobah."
On the other hand, there is reason to believe that the magical spell proper is a self-contained and selfsufficient form of utterance, and that it lies at the root of much that has become address, and even prayer in the fullest sense.
(If that is the way to spell the name.)
She is anxious for her friends to spell, and eager to teach the letters to every one she meets.
But when I spell into her hand, "Give me some bread," she hands me the bread, or if I say, "Get your hat and we will go to walk," she obeys instantly.
She begins to spell the minute she wakes up in the morning, and continues all day long.
It astonished me to find how much easier it is to talk than to spell with the fingers, and I discarded the manual alphabet as a medium of communication on my part; but Miss Sullivan and a few friends still use it in speaking to me, for it is more convenient and more rapid than lip-reading.