Definitions of mystically

  1. In a mystical manner.

Usage examples for mystically

  1. They therefore are the chargers and the ordinance of the supper; in these also are the trespass- offerings, with what is fried in pans, mystically prepared for the children of the Highest. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  2. But a man like Sir Willoughby had claims on poetry, possessing as he did every manly grace; and to think that Miss Middleton had won him by virtue of something native to her likewise, though mystically, touched Laetitia with a faint sense of relationship to the chosen girl. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. The figure of the gray old man grew mystically to gigantic and unearthly size, his vast old hands stretched forth their skinny palms to receive the great curtain as it descended between the moonlight and the sleeping earth. – Mr. Isaacs by F. Marion Crawford
  4. All symbolism and allegory were fundamentally alien to him and indifferent, though he occasionally tried his hand at an allegory; and he never was mystically inclined. – Erasmus and the Age of Reformation by Johan Huizinga
  5. She was mystically shaken and at his mercy; and had he said then, 'Over to the other land, away from Venice! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. Eastward thee thy proper cares, Things of mighty moment, call; Thee to westward thine affairs Summon, weighty matters all: I, where land and sea contest, Watch you eastward, watch you west, Till, in snares of fancy caught, Mystically changed ye seem, And the bird becomes a thought, And the thought becomes a dream, And the dream, outspread on high, Lords it o'er the abject sky. – The Poems of William Watson by William Watson
  7. She was an ardent and mystically- minded Unitarian, and her mind was much set towards religion. – Harvest by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  8. The sea rolled mystically away from his eyes. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  9. Man should have the blind faith of a beast: he should be as mystically immutable as a cow, and as deaf to sophistries as a fish. – George Bernard Shaw by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  10. But at thirty, he should have seen enough to let him know that the world was both weirder than he suspected and not so weird as certain mystically inclined people would like to believe. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  11. " Miss Saunders is going to paint me," said Charmian, mystically. – The Coast of Bohemia by William Dean Howells
  12. The breeze, amiable and moist, was Southern, and the moonlight falling from the sky like a silent, all- enveloping cataract of silver, lay along the ground so mystically real that I could feel it with my hand. – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  13. Here mystically dwelt the very body, blood, and reality of the Object of Worship. – The Old Franciscan Missions Of California by George Wharton James
  14. The effect was equally bad whether he found it mystically bad and called the thing anarchy, or whether he found it mystically good and called it the rule of the strong. – Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton
  15. In them the Initiate approaching the Initiation that liberated from the cycle of rebirth, the circle of generation, was called " the suffering Christ;" he shared the sufferings of the Saviour of the world, was crucified mystically, " made conformable to His death," and then attained the resurrection, the fellowship of the glorified Christ, and, after, that death had over him no power. – Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries by Annie Besant