Usage examples for occult

  1. We may fairly here aid our study by reference to those records of the past which experts can reverify for themselves, and from which certain details regarding the Hebrew Teacher have been given to the world by H. P. Blavatsky and by others who are experts in occult investigation. – Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries by Annie Besant
  2. But to me it always stood for the centre of occult societies. – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg
  3. She also related her dream, but this was flouted by the Coroner, who did not believe in the occult. – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume
  4. " Y- es," said the young man, astonished, " but I don't see-" " It also involves the occult," observed Keen calmly. – The Tracer of Lost Persons by Robert W. Chambers
  5. " At the end of your letter of introduction," he said, " there was a postscript, which informed me that you were more deeply interested in studying occult science than in pursuing your own art." – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas
  6. I am told to put down details of the night, as far as I can remember them, so that these may be kept in the records of the American Occult Society. – Possessed by Cleveland Moffett
  7. In order to understand a Sacrament, it is necessary that we should definitely recognise the existence of an occult, or hidden, side of Nature; this is spoken of as the life- side of Nature, the consciousness- side, more accurately the mind in Nature. – Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries by Annie Besant
  8. Her normalness took the form of an instinct which amounted to genius for seeing what people ought to have, and in some occult way filling in bare or trying places. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  9. Lilly asked again, seized with a dismayed suspicion that he possessed some occult power, and that he divined the shameful part certain chains had played in her life. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  10. In Prussia the still vivid memory of the late queen exercised a great influence over the new direction given to its institutions, in which she occupied the place of an occult divinity. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  11. The Captain was in no humor for occult things, so he cut in with: Now listen here, Amos- what do you think of me asking Mrs. Herdicker to sit at one end of the table, eh? – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  12. There's nothing occult about that. – Austin and His Friends by Frederic H. Balfour
  13. Not to recognize this National force has, again, led men into another error: they will have it that the great common actions of Frenchmen are due to some occult force or to a master. – On Something by H. Belloc
  14. You say, everybody says, that I have occult powers. – The Come Back by Carolyn Wells
  15. But, in the gloom, their little cat- boat lay occult to his searching gaze. – The Bronze Bell by Louis Joseph Vance
  16. And my own spirit, that already now So long a time had been, that in her presence Trembling with awe it had not stood abashed, Without more knowledge having by mine eyes, Through occult virtue that from her proceeded Of ancient love the mighty influence felt. – Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete by Dante Alighieri
  17. But such temerity was too much for the occult fluid to suffer. – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward
  18. Perhaps I moved, perhaps some sense of the occult revealed my presence, for she turned swiftly, with a sharp gasp of the breath, and looked straight into my eyes. – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish