Usage examples for sorcery

  1. You must remember that at the time I had never seen this work on negro sorcery. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  2. This man would then question the Janta on all points regarding his own family, his connections, worldly goods, and what gods he worshipped, ask who was the witch, who taught her sorcery, and how and why she practised it in this particular instance. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  3. Oh, don't go; you will be made the victim of some sorcery. – Maitre Cornelius by Honore de Balzac
  4. His miracles are attributed to sorcery, the secret of which He brought in a slit in His flesh out of Egypt. – Secret Societies And Subversive Movements by Nesta H. Webster
  5. Nor was his sorcery less potent on those of low degree. – The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles G. Leland
  6. What a strange mixture of innocence and sorcery! – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  7. See, here she is, the thirteenth bead upon the string; let no one dare to draw it off, but let this string be hung up where all people can see it and see the one bead, and know the wicked Princess is punished for her sorcery, so it will be a warning to others who would do like her. – The Necklace of Princess Fiorimonde and Other Stories by Mary De Morgan
  8. The church has power, Don Jorge, or at least it had power, to punish for anything, real or unreal; and as it was necessary to punish in order to prove that it had the power of punishing, of what consequence whether it punished for sorcery or any other crime. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  9. At length I stood beneath the mountain and began to ascend its slopes, and I sang softly to myself a song of gladness and of love as I thought how soon I should be drinking in the strange sweet sorcery of Lalusini's words and looks. – The White Shield by Bertram Mitford
  10. What witchcraft was, what it became, how it was to be distinguished from sorcery- these are questions that we have tried to answer very briefly. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  11. Frederick awoke from a dream in which he was learning sorcery. – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann
  12. See how he has bent that heart by power and chain of sorcery! – The Romance Of Tristan And Iseult by M. Joseph Bédier
  13. We yeasaid it, and presently went back, and from chamber to chamber, and all was fair and goodly as might be, and we marvelled what would betide to it when the witch was undone and her sorcery come to an end. – The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris