Phrases with "bewitched"

D. H. Lawrence Then when he finished she went to sleep, a queer, light, bewitched sleep. The Ladybird by D. H. Lawrence

Mr. Francis Bragge, another witness, deposed, that strange “cakes” of bewitched feathers having been taken from Ann Thorne’s pillow, he was anxious to see them. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

It may have been intended for coquetry, and at another time might have bewitched me; now it seemed strangely out of place. The Bronze Hand by Anna Katharine Green

Andrew Lang As late as 1691, the register of Holy Island, Northumberland, mentions “William Cleugh, bewitched to death,” and the superstition is almost as powerful as ever among the rural people. Books and Bookmen by Andrew Lang

Willa Cather They had never seen a Scandinavian girl before, and her hair and fair skin bewitched them. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Out of the appeased enchantment of the senses she had found with him, like a sort of bewitched state, his danger brought a sensation of warmth to her breast. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

Wilkie Collins Why do I tell you all this? I think you must have bewitched me. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

D. H. Lawrence She waited for some time, bewitched likewise by the great October moon and the sky full of resplendent white-green light. The Captain’s Doll by D. H. Lawrence

Ford Madox Ford It was a bewitched place, in the deep forest of Germany. The father himself said it was the last place in Europe to be Christianized. Or perhaps it was never Christianized . No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

Robert Louis Stevenson It was the scene of Crusoe at the wreck, if I remember rightly, that so bewitched my blacksmith. Memories and Portraits by Robert Louis Stevenson

The picture beguiled him, bewitched him, and yet hurt him. Signa by Ouida

In the stillness of the air every tree, every leaf, every bough, every tendril of creeper and every petal of minute blossoms seemed to have been bewitched into an immobility perfect and final. Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad [1898]

Guy de Maupassan But her conversation bewitched every one. Countess Satan (Comtesse Satan) by Guy de Maupassan

I remember nights and days of calm when we pulled, we pulled, and the boat seemed to stand still, as if bewitched within the circle of the sea horizon. Youth by Joseph Conrad [1898]

D. H. Lawrence But the flowers that came out and uttered the earth in magical expression, they cast a spell on her, bewitched her and stole her own soul away from her. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

Sigmund Freud A beautiful bosom stood high among the charms by which the actress had bewitched our dreamer. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Henry Handel Richardson He bewitched Laura; she forgot her sums in the delight of watching him; and this made her learning seem a little scantier than it actually was; for she had to wind up in a great hurry. The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

Those two stood over the dead man as though they had been bewitched by a charm. Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad [1898]

George Borrow That he will leave Spain I do not believe, or if he leave it, it will be only to return, for he is bewitched about this treasure. The Bible in Spain by George Borrow

Aphra Behn I call them false, madam, for I never had faith in those sort of people, and am sorry so many great men and ladies of our time are so bewitched to their prophecies. Love-letters between a Nobleman and his sister by Aphra Behn

The child of a woman who resided within two doors of her was afflicted with lameness, and the mother constantly asserted that the old woman had bewitched her. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Wilkie Collins But that girl at the cottage — I daresay I am in my dotage — I tell you, sir, she has bewitched me! Upon my soul, I could hardly be more anxious about her, if I was her father. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

She gave him a quick kiss on the lips and again they stood like a pair of enchanted lovers bewitched into immobility. The Rover by Joseph Conrad [1923]

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch Hundreds of eyes were peering at him, the one British soldier in a bewitched city; hundreds of unseen eyes, stealthy, expectant. Three Men of Badajos by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

They wandered here and there with their absurd long staves in their hands, like a lot of faithless pilgrims bewitched inside a rotten fence. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad [1899]

I must marry Madelon. All the hopes of my mother and father rest on that marriage; and to disappoint them because this stranger’s face has bewitched me? Ah, no, it cannot be. Charlotte’s Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Henry Fielding They as surely exist now as in the days of Saul. My clothes are bewitched away too, and Fanny’s brought into their place. The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr Abraham Adams by Henry Fielding

But we blacks have known many men who have been bewitched and died. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

Shortly afterward, the daughter of the herring-dealer fell sick, and a cry was raised that she was bewitched by the old women who had been refused the herrings. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

We heard to-day a strange story, involving the tragic fate of Budja. On coming here, he had been bewitched by Kamrasi’s frontier officer, who put the charm into a pot of pombe. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

Andrew Lang I have a step-mother who has bewitched me so that I am a white bear by day and a man by night; but now all is at an end between you and me, and I must leave you, and go to her. The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Think — is he not silent to you? Is he frank with you, and glad, and truthful, as of old? It is true, terribly true: a woman has bewitched him. Signa by Ouida

H.P. Lovecraft The odour of the place repelled yet bewitched me. The Tomb (Jun 1917) by H.P. Lovecraft [1917]

Arthur Machen Did you ever see anybody that was bewitched before?” Willoughby. “My lord, I have been under the same circumstances myself, when I was a girl . Dreads and Drolls by Arthur Machen

Let her come and read the letter of the poor boy she hath by devilish arts bewitched and then let her go. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

They began calling each other by their Christian names, and soon the simple-minded heiress became as if bewitched by the other girl. From Out the Vasty Deep by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1920]

Andrew Lang And as the good old woman was considered something of a witch, everyone thought the little hood rather bewitched too. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Wilkie Collins Mrs. Molly got on her feet, and whispered in my ear: “You know he’s a fine child?” “Yes.” “Well, miss, he’s bewitched a lady. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

Walter Scott There is also a curious tale about a count of Westeravia, whom a deserted concubine bewitched upon his marriage, so as to preclude all hopes of his becoming a father. The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border by Walter Scott [1802-1803]

She probably believed that a log of wood was left behind in his place, but so bewitched that it seemed the dead body of her husband. The Celtic Twilight by William Butler Yeats [1893]

He also said, that Jane Wenham confessed to him that she had bewitched the pillow, and had practised witchcraft for sixteen years. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Bitter, indeed, was the penalty which he was called upon to pay for his romantic marriage — his blind confidence in the woman who had fascinated and bewitched him. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Andrew Lang Then again the voice sang: “Alas! bewitched and all forsaken, ’Tis I must lie for ever here! My beloved no thought has taken To free his bride, that was so dear. The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

D. H. Lawrence They bewitched you with loveliness, and lurked with fangs to hurt you afterwards. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence But ugh, who wants to eat at this unearthly hour, especially when one is escaping from bewitched Sicily. Fill the little bag we call the kitchenino. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Rafael Sabatini She has been bewitched by that crafty rogue, by Moorish arts that. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

Andrew Lang And he told Petru all his story, and how he had been bewitched for many years. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang Then he heard the voice again, and it said: “Alas! bewitched and all forsaken, ’Tis I must lie for ever here! My beloved no thought has taken To free his bride, that was so dear. The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Walter Scott You are striving to raise the papistical candlestick which Heaven in its justice removed out of its place — to bring back to this hall of sorceries those very sinners who are bewitched with them. Woodstock by Walter Scott [1855]

I could scarcely be so childish as to be bewitched by a pair of gray eyes and a rosy mouth; there must be something more. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]