For a long time the ghosts and witches pursued me even into Dreamland.
Then the Witches divided up the kingdom, and ruled the four parts of it until you came here.
We hear also a good deal of witches and valkyries, and of charms and magic; as an instance we may cite the fact that certain (Runic) letters were credited, as in the North, with the power of loosening bonds.
The chief features of this epoch -the Antinomian dissensions, the Quaker and Baptist persecutions, the witchcraft delusion (four witches were executed in Boston, in 1648, 165r, 1656, 1688) &c.-are referred to in the article Massachusetts.
On the opposite side of the bay is Gallow Hill, the old place of execution of witches and criminals.
The older incantations, associated with Ea, were re-edited so as to give to Marduk the supreme power over demons, witches and sorcerers; the hymns and lamentations composed for the cult of Bel, Shamash and of Adad were transformed into paeans and appeals to Marduk, while the ancient myths arising in the various religious and political centres underwent a similar process of adaptation to changed conditions, and as a consequence their original meaning was obscured by the endeavour to assign all mighty deeds and acts, originally symbolical of the change of seasons or of occurrences in nature, to the patron deity of Babylon - the supreme head of the entire Babylonian pantheon.
Many pagan beliefs linger on in the country, where vampires, witches and the evil eye are dreaded by all.
Himself regarded by most of his contemporaries as a sceptic, and by some as an atheist, he denounced all who dared to disbelieve in sorcery, and urged the burning of witches and wizards.
She rode across country with her brother, she went out shooting with Deschatres, she sat by the cottage doors on the long summer evenings and heard the flax-dressers tell their tales of witches and warlocks.
But he taught that the state may interfere with legal or public duties only, and not with moral or private ones; He would not have even atheists punished, though they should be expelled the country, and he came forward as an earnest opponent of the prosecution of witches and of the use of torture.
"But, at that time," said the Wizard, thoughtfully, "there were two Good Witches and two Wicked Witches ruling in the land."
Hussars, ladies, witches, clowns, and bears, after clearing their throats and wiping the hoarfrost from their faces in the vestibule, came into the ballroom where candles were hurriedly lighted.
Ten girls, aged nine to seventeen years, two of them house servants, met during the winter of1691-1692in the home of Samuel Parris, pastor of the Salem Village church, and after learning palmistry and various "magic" tricks from Parris's West Indian slave, Tituba, and influenced doubtless by current talk about witches, accused Tituba and two old women of bewitching them.
Ranuccio was a reserved and gloomy bigot; he instituted savage persecutions against supposed witches and heretics, and lived in perpetual terror of plots.
Though we are familiar in English with allusions to "Lapland witches," it appears that the art, according to native custom, was in the hands of the men.
Innocent, like his predecessor, hated heresy, and in the bull Summis desiderantes (5th of December 1484) he instigated very severe measures against magicians and witches in Germany; he prohibited (1486) on pain of excommunication the reading of the propositions of Pico della Mirandola; he appointed (1487) T.
The extraordinary malformations known as Witches Brooms, caused by the repeated branching and tufting of twigs in which the mycelium of Exoascus (on birch) or Aecidium (on silver fir) are living, may be borne in considerable ntimbers for years without any very extensive apparent injury to the tree.
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.
Even if the bull encouraged the persecution of witches, in so far as it encouraged the inquisitors to take earnest action, there is still no valid ground for the accusation that Innocent VIII.
Her voyage to Scotland was interrupted by a violent storm - for the raising of which several Danish and Scottish witches were burned or executed - which drove her on the coast of Norway, whither the impatient James came to meet her, the marriage taking place at Opslo (now Christiania) on the 23rd of November.
He is also identified with the devil; thus, in accordance with old German tradition, he is dressed as a nobleman (ein edler Junker), all in red, with a little cape of stiff silk, a cock's feather in his hat, and a long pointed sword; at the witches' Sabbath on the Brocken he is hailed as "the knight with the horse's hoof," and Sybel in Auerbach's Keller is not too drunk not to notice that he limps.
The custom of suttee, or widow-burning, has long been abolished in the state, but the people retain all their superstitions regarding witches and sorcery; and as late as 1870, a Bhil woman, about eighty years old, was swung to death at Kushalgarh on an accusation of witchcraft.
It is absurd to make this document responsible for the introduction of the bloody persecution of witches; for, according to the Sachsenspiegel, the civil law already punished sorcery with death.
The witches' bridle, a gag to prevent them from speaking whilst being led to execution, is still preserved in the county hall.
Regnard, the French dramatist, found in Lapland (1681) that witches could turn men into cats, and could themselves assume the forms of swans, crows, falcons and geese.
Its somewhat gloomy aspect, enhanced by the tortuous narrow lanes flanked by gabled houses of the 15th century, has gained for it among countryfolk the sobriquet of the "Witches' nest" (Hexen-Nest).
It has a handsome town hall with fine paintings, an old tower (the Hexenturm, or witches' tower), a museum and various educational institutions.
introduced the trial of witches and must bear the responsibility for the terrible misery which was afterwards brought on humanity by that institution.
Many curious superstitions survive in the country districts, including the beliefs in witches (feitigeiras, bruxas) and werewolves (lobishomens); in sirens (sereias) which haunt the dangerous coast and lure fishermen to destruction; in fairies (fadas) and in many kinds of enchantment.
It stands in the grounds of Steeple, a neighbouring seat, where is also the "Witches' Stone," a prehistoric monument.
Another storied stone is called the Witches' Stone, because it marks the place near Forres where Macbeth is said to have encountered the weird sisters.
In the nudes of the next four or five years, which included a "St Sebastian," the so-called "Four Witches" (1497), the "Dream" or "Temptation," the "Rape of Amymome," and the "Jealousy" or "Great Hercules," Venetian, Paduan and Florentine memories are found, in the treatment of the human form, competing somewhat uncomfortably with his own inherited Gothic and northern instincts.
However precise beliefs differ quite widely between different covens and even among individual witches.
Put on a Halloween skeleton costume, a witches costume or simply pop on a skull halloween mask.
coven of three witches.
Beings with the same name (waelcyrgean) were known also in England, where we find them associated with witches.
The subject cannot be left without a brief reference to the persecution of witches.
While the Franciscans rejected the belief in witchcraft, the Dominicans were most zealous in persecuting witches.
Forfar seems to have played a less reputable part in the persecution of witches.
high, called "Granny Kempoch," which the superstitious of other days regarded as possessing influence over the winds, and which was the scene, in 1662, of certain rites that led to the celebrants being burned as witches.
The ghostly effects behind the screen & the witches entrances & exits were very arresting.
billy goats, three magic beans, three beautiful sisters, three wicked witches or even three bothered bears.
brazen brow, as witches do on broomsticks now.
Some say the famous witches ' brew from Macbeth is more likely made of various herbs than of animal parts.
Nobody complained of course as we were on our way home and we would have settled for a witches broom.
Young, bare trees are planted in the motorway cuttings like serried ranks of upturned witches ' broomsticks.
But she doesn't know the difference between a normal broom and a witches broomstick and boy, did she crash!
bubbleenly the chase came to a clearing and Bowerman could see ahead of him a coven of witches all crouched around a bubbling caldron.
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cauldronree sisters, like the three witches of Macbeth, have an exotic caldron on the bubble.
As everyone knows, a gathering of witches is called a coven.
The moment when the collective witches took off their wigs caused a real frisson!
Three billy goats, three magic beans, three beautiful sisters, three wicked witches or even three bothered bears.
heresy trials which had led to witches being burned at the stake in the dark ages.
When governments stopped burning heretics and witches, effigy burning remained as a threatening gesture of the mob.
James I, who believed the witch hysteria, wrote a book called ' Demonology ' about the supposed hidden world of wicked witches.
The limestone outcrops are popularly believed to be the petrified bodies of trolls and giants, rendered immobile by the witches.
Every aspect of their every day living was touched by magic, witches, fairies, water kelpies, and water horses.
lore states that placing a broom beneath ones pillow will hoard away witches and spirits at night.
Black pod occurs worldwide and has the largest impact, while frosty pod and witches ' broom are restricted to tropical America.
These were called priestesses, or Witches, or Wise Ones, and they were feared, for their knowledge and their power.
prophecyacbeth's court exits, leaving him alone to mainly think about the witches ' prophecies for Banquo.
The question is: Do you believe the rumors of a secret society of witches?
To me, the bumper sticker " Witches Heal " says it all.
witches ' Sabbath and to a chimerical vision of classical antiquity.
witches ' brew from Macbeth is more likely made of various herbs than of animal parts.
witches ' prophecies for Banquo.
We've got a definite date for Wednesday at a new Goth club where you see them burn the witches.
On March 31, 1656, the trial of two of the alleged witches was held in the Commonhall of Pleas, Chester.
The Newcastle bellman invited people to report suspected witches.
witches brooms were traditionally made of Ash.
James I, who believed the witch hysteria, wrote a book called ' Demonology ' about the supposed hidden world of wicked witch hysteria, wrote a book called ' Demonology ' about the supposed hidden world of wicked witches.
In the 15th century this delusion, fostered by the ecclesiastical authorities, took possession of the mind of the people, and thousands, mostly old women, but also a number of girls, were tortured and burned as witches.
pocket-plums and witches' brooms on birches, &c., are due to their action (fig.
The two sisters were witches, and in the form of cats robbed travelers who lodged under their roof.
Faust turns back to the crazy primitive world of the witches ' sabbath and to a chimerical vision of classical antiquity.
We 've got a definite date for Wednesday at a new Goth club where you see them burn the witches.
A shepherds crook and the handles of witches brooms were traditionally made of Ash.
Witches are another popular choice for Halloween and can be changed in entirety with just a few makeup ideas.
In addition to witches, fairies are another popular and mythical choice for Halloween.
This can be tricky, because attractive costumes, such as ballerinas, fairies and princesses, don't require the kind of heavy makeup that clowns, witches and demons do.
Witches are a popular costume choice for several reasons.
Not only can witch costumes be created from clothing you may already own, witches also have differentiating styles and looks.
Some witches wear traditional black dresses and pointed black boots, while others pair velvet tattered gowns with fishnet stockings and gothic witch hats.
Witches can look frightfully garish when a pale face is paired with exaggerated cosmetics.
Witches are such an artful and eclectic costume choice since there are so many variables of witch styles and their differing personalities.
Create a glow: Fairy like witches can create an unearthly glow by pairing their sparkly makeup palette with a silver or opalescent face paint.
Witches, goblins and zombies can all wear a painted spider to add to their costume design.
She starred in such films as Silkwood (for which she earned an Oscar nomination), Mask, The Witches of Eastwick, Suspect and Moonstruck (which earned her the Oscar for Best Actress in 1988).
Look for candles shaped like skulls, witches' hats and brooms, or jack o-lanterns for your wedding favor.
You can also go all out by depicting a haunted house on a multi-tiered cake, adorning the dessert with skeletons and ghouls, or featuring favorite Halloween characters such as witches and mummies as cake toppers.
For example, if you're getting married on Halloween, you might want a Gothic wedding cake with orange and black frosting, fake spiders, and small fondant witches.
In 1987 her career really took off when she played a woman seduced by a devilish Jack Nicholson in the sexy comedy The Witches of Eastwick.
Halloween sweaters can be part of a costume such as a Freddy Kruger sweater or something more traditional with pumpkins, goblins, witches or just bright Halloween colors.
When Halloween rolls around, you'll see stores inundated with a wide selection of clothing decorated with ghosts, goblins and witches.
The classic Halloween costume category includes everything we think of when we picture Halloween - witches, pumpkins, vampires, ghosts and horror movie characters.
Located in Chorley, Lancashire, Camelot Theme Park is ideal for those who love witches, wizards, knights, round tables and the mystical magical time of King Arthur.
Players assumed the role of broom-riding witches and wizards to chase the Golden Snitch, beat Bludgers and toss Quaffles to win the game.
Books like Origami Fantastic Creatures and Dragons, Witches, and Other Fantasy Creatures in Origami, both available from Amazon, have dragon diagrams along with other animal instructions.
Whether you opt for the traditional costumes, such as witches, vampires, ghosts, or goblins, or you prefer a more modern scary outfit, there are a variety of costumes to choose from.
Bellatrix LeStrange: Very much just for grown-up witches, but a scream nonetheless.
Each Halloween, you are likely to see ghosts, witches and angels running about as they are simple and inexpensive costumes.
Girls can be witches with very little effort or money.
This is why traditional costumes were always variations on ghosts,witches and assorted ghouls.
So jackets such as Dracula capes, witches, fairies or dinosaurs are very common.
In addition, sticks can become magic wands, spatulas, or big wooden spoons that stir the cauldron for a trio of enchanting witches.
Because the point of a Halloween costume was to look like a demon so as not to be attacked by one that might be walking around, the costumes were fairly standard: witches, ghouls, goblins and ghosts.
Books similar to Harry Potter, with the magical spells and evil witches and warlocks, are widely available for children of all ages and pretty easy to find.
You fill the house with witches, black cats, and goblins, and you carve pumpkins until you drop!
Cut out spooky shapes of items, like black cats, ghosts, witches, etc., and tape to the floor in a circle or square.
Paint the soda bottles as ghosts or witches.
The Benandanti claimed to be shapeshifters and witches who traveled while asleep in order to fight against the evil of witches (members of the cult of Stregheria).
It was the belief that she convenes with eleven other witches and the devil every Friday to conjure up mischief for the next week that made Friday the "Witches Sabbath".
Witches and spell casters like the soap opera Passions would not be considered outlandish.
In the 1960s and later in the remake during the 1990s, Dark Shadows also featured supernatural tales with shape shifters, vampires and witches.
The town boasts a lineage of witches in the Bennett families and the novels predict that werewolves will make their own appearance.
Paint clear votive candle holders with designs such as spiders, ghosts, cats, pumpkins, witches and more.
From the classics like witches and ghosts to more unique ideas like an alarm clock and a slimy creature from the deep, these patterns will give you lots of easy ideas for Halloween costumes.
Halloween Craft Freebies has ideas for carving pumpkins, making crafts with witches, pumpkins, and ghosts, coloring pages, ideas for costumes for all ages (including babies) and much more.
Tall Mouse has a great selection of free Halloween craft patterns that would be great for decorating for a party, from a ghoulish wreath to ghosts made of cheesecloth and witches made of ribbon.
Sweet Witch Treat: Turn ordinary green lollipops into Halloween witches.
Witches' Curtain: Made from an old black garbage bag, this simple curtain adds a spooky effect to the entrance of your home.
With the right preparations, a great theme and plenty of guests looking for a good time, your bash can be a memorable event for all those witches, vampires, mummies and werewolves who come to your door.
Of course early in the fall people think most often of Halloween images like witches and ghosts while later in the season thoughts turn to Thanksgiving, turkeys and cornucopias that are generally associated with the holiday.
Though they be witches and wizards they are still kids and their teachers are teachers.
This film was also was the debut of Producer/Director George Miller, who went on to create the Witches of Eastwick and the talking pig Babe.
Disillusioned, he sees his prey, a coven of witches as food, except for one.
Starting with Dark Watcher, we are introduced to a world where witches are real--only they're called Lightbringers, because they "shine" to psychic sight.
Oh, and sorcerers, hedge witches and necromancers (those who draw their sorcerous powers from the dead and dying).
Vampires, demons, witches, watchers and slayers all came to Sunnydale.
It chronicled the exploits of vampire Barnabas Collins, and featured assorted zombies, witches, hapless governesses, acolytes, neophytes and a dark and mysterious estate.
Paranormal romance explores the relationships of supernatural creatures as werewolves, vampires, angels, demons, witches and more struggles with life, love and survival in the urban world.
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