Usage examples for invisibility

  1. They had all the advantages that invisibility and silence can add to speed. – The Ball and The Cross by G.K. Chesterton
  2. It was as though they had fallen wrapped in invisibility until the great Magician had uttered the word. – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White
  3. Her head and shoulders could be very distinctly seen; but from the waist downwards the figure thinned into invisibility it was like an imperfect reflection of her, and transparent as a shadow on water. – Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things by Lafcadio Hearn
  4. I will cover you with the cloak of invisibility so that you may come in safety to the house of the great Paul Lessingham. – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh
  5. He was growing from day to day less patient of Claudia's invisibility and he expressed his feeling very plainly one day to Rickmansworth, whom he happened to encounter in the outer lobby, as the noble lord was finding his way to the unwonted haunt of the House of Lords, thereto attracted by a debate on the proper precautions it behooved the nation to take against pleuro- pneumonia. – Father Stafford by Anthony Hope
  6. With the cloaks of invisibility removed, they were welcomed by Dantor, a tall white- haired Rulan who was startlingly like his son. – The Copper-Clad World by Harl Vincent
  7. Hence, on the doctrine of signatures, the plant- like the ring of Gyges, found in a brazen horse- has been thought to confer invisibility – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  8. And always the force that compelled us to this was sinister and ironical by its invisibility – The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole
  9. I'll forgive you if you'll tell me how he manages- to attain invisibility – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  10. Then an answering missive of steel would whine away into the populated invisibility in front of us. – "And they thought we wouldn't fight" by Floyd Gibbons
  11. Each successive day this object rose higher and higher above the horizon before the moment of sunrise, and its lustre increased with the distance; then again it would draw in towards the sun, and return for many months to invisibility – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  12. But when the youngest went, she commenced the work as soon as she reached the lodge; although it had always been occupied, still the Indians never could see any one, for they all possessed invisibility – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  13. But by what means, Pope might well have asked, had a whole army corps, with its batteries and waggons, passed through the cordon which he had planned to throw around it, and passed through as if gifted with the secret of invisibility – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  14. He was suddenly conscious of the strength and invisibility of the thing that he was fighting. – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  15. What woman who possessed a ring conferring invisibility on its wearer, would dare to put it on, and move about among her friends? – The Friendships of Women by William Rounseville Alger
  16. Now the limit of invisibility did not exist for the witch's favourites. – Fairy Tales from the German Forests by Margaret Arndt
  17. The magic goes in seven- hour lots, said Gerald; your invisibility was twenty- one hours, mine fourteen, Eliza's seven. – The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit
  18. There was a suggestion of the fundamental and the normal, as if perhaps movement and sound were, after all, no better than interruptions; as if this fixed poise of nature were something complete in itself; as if these trees hung out their leaves to listen to something that they could actually hear, as if these motionless creatures of the woodland were looking upon something that they could actually see; as if there were some great secret actually present and displayed in dead silence and invisibility before those only who possessed the senses necessary to perceive it. – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  19. But now, since enough beams were kept upon each ship of the enemy so that invisibility could not be restored, each Triplanetary war vessel could attack with full efficiency. – Triplanetary by Edward Elmer Smith
  20. Their defense- invisibility and a mere isolation barrage so that we could not harm them with our tower rays while they kept beyond range. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings