Usage examples for cabalistic

  1. I would give anything in the world to be thoroughly acquainted with that sublime cabalistic science." – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. It is like a cabalistic speech, throwing open to him the portals of Paradise. – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  3. Those figures which he scrawls at his writing- desk involve a more potent magic than the cabalistic cyphers of Doctor Dee, or Cornelius Agrippa. – Humanity in the City by E. H. Chapin
  4. With a little laugh of hushed triumph, she turned and made again the cabalistic sign at the bed, where the Thing had first assaulted her, and then at that point in the room near the door where she had felt it crouching. – The World For Sale, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  5. We believe the Hukeem was aided in his researches by a big book supposed to contain medical receipts, but which was in reality a box of surveying instruments, its outside covered with cabalistic signs bearing a family resemblance to a plane- table! – Memoir of William Watts McNair by J. E. Howard
  6. Sam listened, his gnarled mahogany hand across his mouth, his shrewd gray eyes bent attentively on the cabalistic signs and scratches. – The Silent Places by Steward Edward White
  7. The young man, with visible reluctance, directed his thoughts from the one to the many, and named this person and that, while Jennie, with the pencil attached to her card, made cabalistic notes in shorthand, economizing thus both space and time. – Jennie Baxter, Journalist by Robert Barr
  8. Before the kneeling men, the cabalistic diagrams took shape, and lo, a spring of water flowed from dry and barren stone. – Eight Keys to Eden by Mark Irvin Clifton
  9. But I don't, except to make floating rings and cabalistic signs out of cigarette smoke. – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  10. Here we have the whole Cabalistic legend of a secret doctrine descending from Moses, of Christ as an Egyptian initiate and founder of a secret order- a theory, of course, absolutely destructive of belief in His divinity. – Secret Societies And Subversive Movements by Nesta H. Webster
  11. This discussion, which was not at all by way of a jest, amused Dada far more than the tablets, cylinders and cones covered with numbers and cabalistic signs, to which Medius tried to direct her attention. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. " It would be strange," said Catharine, " if these cabalistic preparations really had the power attributed to them." – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  13. At any rate, in a contemporary account of Cagliostro we find him described as " a doctor initiated into Cabalistic art" and a Rose- Croix; but after founding his own rite he acquired the name of Grand Copht, that is to say, Supreme Head of Egyptian Masonry, a new branch that he wished to graft on to old European Freemasonry. – Secret Societies And Subversive Movements by Nesta H. Webster
  14. And then there came up another one- room home in which a youth with his eyes and hair had sat all night poring over Cabalistic books, much to the inconvenience of the newly married Rabbi, who had consented to teach him this secret doctrine. – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  15. The eyes of one will sparkle among her jewels; her cheeks will blush thru her curls, but the other will be in that cabalistic country where there is neither wish nor want. – Comrade Kropotkin by Victor Robinson
  16. Materials were supplied to him, and he used them so as to do credit to the monks of Beaulieu, in spite of little Dennet spending every spare moment in watching his pen as if he were performing some cabalistic operation. – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  17. Reading and explaining aloud, he inscribed the cabalistic signs of correction in the margin of his proof, and she faithfully copied them in the margin of hers, for practice. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  18. On their bracelets were carved, in rude outline, the representations of certain beasts; and on that of the eldest of the prophets were other cabalistic inscriptions, of which none but the wearers themselves could penetrate the meaning. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones