MAGIC's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of magic
Definition:
n. any art that invokes supernatural powers
Example:
He warned, however, that the enhanced cooperation programme should not be seen as a magic wand.
Sentence in Classic:
Luckily for Alice, the little magic bottle had now had its full effect, and she grew no larger: still it was very uncomfortable, and, as there seemed to be no sort of chance of her ever getting out of the room again, no wonder she felt unhappy.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll Context
By the magic power of the shoes he was carried back to the times of King Hans; on which account his foot very naturally sank in the mud and puddles of the street, there having been in those days no pavement in Copenhagen.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Before we had taken many paces down the street beyond it, the noise of the city seemed to melt, as if by magic, into a softened distance.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I rang for the tea, and the waiter, reappearing with his magic clew, brought in by degrees some fifty adjuncts to that refreshment, but of tea not a glimpse.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
The melancholy which had seemed to the sad eyes of the anxious boy to hang, for days past, over every object, beautiful as all were, was dispelled by magic.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
It was intoxicating to find such magic in his clumsy words, and he longed to try new ways of using it.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
As she continued to gaze at it, she felt the glitter of the visions mounting to her brain, and after a while she lifted the lid of the desk and slipped the magic formula out of sight.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Not that, like a magic scene, it all opened upon me at once: the information I had obtained was of a nature rather to direct my endeavours so soon as I should point them towards the object of my search than to exhibit that object already accomplished.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
It was as though when writing Melanie, Ashley tried to ignore the war altogether, and sought to draw about the two of them a magic circle of timelessness, shutting out everything that had happened since Fort Sumter was the news of the day.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The girl, however, when she saw the old woman striding towards her, changed, with her magic wand, her sweetheart Roland into a lake, and herself into a duck swimming in the middle of it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
I then absolutely concluded, that all these appearances could be nothing else but necromancy and magic.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context