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  • Well, maybe it does for some people, but not a hard hearted old witch like me.

  • Dean hoped Edith would tell the old witch where to stuff it, but instead she looked as if she had just won an auction bid for a coronation gown.

  • Because she is a witch.

  • Wow, I've never met a witch before.

  • You are a very naughty witch.

  • "So," asked Sarah, "how did it go with the witch?"

  • I didn't need a witch to tell me you are the love of my life.

  • Later her character changed and she came to be regarded as a witch.

  • "He led them forth like sheep," in Israel in Egypt, and the music of the Witch of Endor, and the appearance of Samuel's spirit in Saul) are as modern as Gluck's.

  • There remain two other dramatic works, of very different kinds, in which Ford co-operated with other writers, the mask of The Sun's Darling (acted 1624, printed 1657), hardly to be placed in the first rank of early compositions, and The Witch of Edmonton (printed 1658, but probably acted about 1621), in which we see Ford as a joint writer with Dekker and Rowley of one of the most powerful domestic dramas of the English or any other stage.

  • The Witch of Edmonton was attributed by its publisher to William Rowley, Dekker, Ford, "&c.," but the body of the play has been generally held to be ascribable to Ford and Dekker only.

  • The subject of the play was no doubt suggested by the case of the reported witch, Elizabeth Sawyer, who was executed in 1621.

  • Supposing Dekker to be chiefly responsible for the scenes dealing with the unfortunate old woman whom persecution as a witch actually drives to become one, and Ford for the domestic tragedy of the bigamist murderer, it cannot be denied that both divisions of the subject are effectively treated, while the more important part of the task fell to the share of Ford.

  • But his plays - with the exception of The Witch of Edmonton, in which he doubtless had a prominent share - too often disturb the mind like a bad drel n which ends as an unsolved dissonance; and this defect is a sup

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  • Corresponding to the animal guardian of the ordinary man, we have the familiar of the witch or wizard.

  • According to the Malays a penanggalan (vampire) is a living witch, and can be killed if she can be caught; she is especially feared in houses where a birth has taken place and it is the custom to hang up a bunch of thistle in order to catch her; she is said to keep vinegar at home to aid her in re-entering her own body.

  • The Witch Hill used to be the place of execution of those poor wretches.

  • The calling up of the spirit of Samuel by the Witch at Endor when consulted by Saul is the classical example (I Sam.

  • The employment of " witch doctors " for " smelling out " criminals or abatagati (usually translated " wizards," but meaning evildoers of any kind, such as poisoners), once common in Zululand, as in neighbouring countries, was discouraged by Cetywayo, who established " kraals of refuge " for the reception of persons rescued by him from condemnation as abatagati.

  • MOTHER SHIPTON, a witch and prophetess who is supposed to have lived in early Tudor times.

  • Her mother, Agatha Southill, was a reputed witch, and Ursula from her infancy was regarded by the neighbours as "the Devil's child."

  • At the lowest level we have vague movements of large groups of muscles, as in "bier-divination," where the murderer or his residence is inferred from the actions of the bearers; of a similar character but combined with more specialized action are many kinds of witch seeking.

  • 4, 136, "whose love was [as] a bond to all our loves": a similar omission in Witch of Atlas, 599 599

  • Other kinds of repetition are Shelley's Witch of Atlas, 6 i i seq., "Like one asleep in a green hermitage, I With gentle sleep about its eyelids playing" (sleep for smiles has come from the previous line); Revolt of Islam, 4749, "Where" for "When" appears to have come from "Where" in 4750 or 4751.

  • Certainly no other Polish king so thoroughly understood the nature of the ingredients of that witch's caldron, the Polish diet, as he did.

  • by the witch with strange ceremonies.

  • The Corwin or "Witch" house, so called from a tradition that Jonathan Corwin, one of the judges in the witchcraft trials, held preliminary examinations of witches here, is said to have been the property of Roger Williams. The Pickering house, built before 1660, was the homestead of Timothy Pickering and of other members of that family.

  • The Welsh have the banshee under the name gwrach y Rhibyn (witch of Rhibyn).

  • She invented and discussed the curve known as the "witch of Agnesi" (q.v.) or versiera.

  • The witch hazel is quite a distinct plant, Hamamelis virginica, of the natural order Hamamalideae, the astringent bark of which is used in medicine.

  • Accordingly King Saul "ate no bread all the day nor all the night" in which the witch of Endor revealed to him the ghost of Samuel.

  • After a public examination, begun on the 9th of January and lasting six days, and another conducted in the prison, she was, on the 10th of March, publicly accused as a heretic and witch, and, being in the end found guilty, she made her submission at the scaffold on the 24th of May, and received pardon.

  • WITCH OF AGNESI, in geometry, a cubic curve invented by Maria Gaetana Agnesi.

  • Then the locus of P is the witch.

  • In Australia the Theory of natives believe that the wild dog has the power of speech, like the cat of the Coverley witch in the Spectator.

  • There is a well-known Scottish legend to the effect that a certain old witch was once fired at in her shape as a hare, and that where the hare was hit there the old woman was found to be wounded.

  • Lafitau tells the same story as current among his Red Indian flock, except that the old witch and her son took the form of birds, not of hares.

  • A Scandinavian witch does the same in the Egil saga.

  • - Tannic acid is present in small quantities in the great majority of plants, but in notable quantity in gall-nuts, oak bark, bearberry leaves, rhatany root, catechu, kino, red gum, bael fruit, logwood and witch hazel, all of which are largely used as medicines.

  • Well, maybe it does for some people, but not a hard hearted old witch like me.

  • Dean hoped Edith would tell the old witch where to stuff it, but instead she looked as if she had just won an auction bid for a coronation gown.

  • Because she is a witch.

  • Wow, I've never met a witch before.

  • You are a very naughty witch.

  • "So," asked Sarah, "how did it go with the witch?"

  • I didn't need a witch to tell me you are the love of my life.

  • apparel worn next the skin, is not touched or seized by a witch.

  • Witch Trials suggests magic mushroom tea drunk from a dirty pub ashtray, an Ambrosian dishwater.

  • She was a brave witch; she never blenched at the stake, which was proof enough of her compact with the Devil.

  • A witch's broom can also be used for sweeping the floor to expose a trapdoor.

  • She also has the essential twiggy broomstick that any self-respecting witch should carry.

  • Extract 5 2 Witch Double, double toil and trouble: Fire, burn; and caldron bubble.

  • cackleMadge is not a cringing, cackling fairy tale witch, but a woman whose human dignity has been violated once too often.

  • At the age of thirteen he wrote a cantata, " Saul and the Witch of Endor ", which as privately printed.

  • Comments: The Witch Guide to Getting carpet Laid We once left a house for the carpet fitter to work his magic.

  • cauldron to spooky stories, have your face painted, reach into the witch's caldron, get made up with disgusting wounds!

  • The house lands atop Oz's Wicked Witch of the East, killing her and making Dorothy an instant celebrity.

  • chequerPerfect Eye halve a spelling checker Witch lodes in my pea see.

  • Despite the cold, my back felt clammy under the layers of clothing, and my mouth was drier than a witch's tit.

  • You have the conch: Blue Witch said: Somewhat - can you tell me what sort of negative scanner you use please?

  • If your roots are greasy soak some cotton wool in witch hazel, cologne or skin tonic and rub all over scalp.

  • Hecat the Witch Queen battles with Love Goddess Venus in a Victorian courtroom to expose the Seven Deadly Sins in Shakespeare.

  • The plot is simple enough, a girl goes to study ballet at a school in Germany and runs into a witch coven.

  • And Roman, head of the witch's coven, replies proudly, He has his father's eyes.

  • The film portrays the growth of the mass witch craze in Salem, Massachussetts in 1692.

  • cunning witch, how I adore you!

  • Aunt Queenie, a lesser witch, somewhat demonstrative and ill-advised, gave well-taken opportunities to Betty Elliott.

  • disco diva Roberto bounded out of bed spinning around to the pumping rhythm, donning a witch's hat whilst singing along.

  • To say nothing of the later practice of using divination to determine who was or wasn't a witch.

  • He said: " In my country we have witch doctors that can sort anything out.

  • She is a witch dreamer, she has the ability to walk in dreams and the subconscious and to work magic there.

  • When we think of the archetypal image of the Witch, we remember the evil enchantress of childhood tales.

  • Witch doctors casting the runes or examining chicken entrails would probably be as useful.

  • I am so envious but not enough to not say, " You lucky witch you.

  • Is she some kind of witch or evil fairy?

  • Comments: The Witch Guide to Getting carpet Laid We once left a house for the carpet fitter to work his magic.

  • gaole atmosphere was highly charged and menacing and the witch of Penley was committed to the common jail.

  • But has Julian heard of an early 70's space glam band from Florida called White Witch?

  • Ophelia Jensen's good witch granny Abigail revels in her paranormal powers.

  • harmonyg the Witch Their voices range from haunting, delicate beauty to an explosion of soaring harmonies.

  • These often contain witch hazel, which is thought to have soothing properties.

  • Neat or diluted witch hazel can help for quick relief.

  • Despite all this, the witch hunt had little effect.

  • James I, who believed the witch hysteria, wrote a book called ' Demonology ' about the supposed hidden world of wicked witches.

  • jealous rivals, to witch hunters or insane elders; the night is fraught with peril even for the undead.

  • jewelleryelry Witch - Inspired hand made bead, silver & gemstone jewelry.

  • The forces of good have discovered your evil lair - you being an evil witch of course.

  • Well done to you all;) Posted by Blue Witch on 2 August, 2004 at 7:59 PM I only drank lemonade!

  • needless to add, the young men never again consulted the witch!

  • novelist best known for Witch Child, Pirates!

  • observed the transit at Lesley's home then at Green Witch.

  • pansyted by Blue Witch on 16 October, 2005 at 10:36 AM " By now we usually have all our... pansies planted.

  • The ever popular charismatic pastor, Jack Hayford, led the chanting crowd in an " African witch doctor's dance.

  • Much Pagan lore was hidden in these ditties during the years of witch persecutions.

  • Posted by Blue Witch on 12 November, 2004 at 12:57 PM I don't buy a poppy either.

  • She also posits a connection with witch rites on nearby Cadbury Hill.

  • For areas of extreme inflammation, try a witch hazel poultice or spray if touching cannot be tolerated.

  • Is she a witch, as some believe, or a pagan priestess?

  • raspy bass voice came from her body: " I need some location work done, witch.

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