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She vanished like a discontented fairy; or like one of those supernatural beings, whom it was popularly supposed I was entitled to see; and never came back any more.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
The causes of such manifestations ought, I think, to be inquired into and explained by some one who has a knowledge, which I have not, of causes natural and supernatural.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
She put out her hand, and measured the soothing drops into a glass; but as she did so, she knew they would be powerless against the supernatural lucidity of her brain.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Unless I had been animated by an almost supernatural enthusiasm, my application to this study would have been irksome and almost intolerable.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Nature, bristling and wild, takes alarm at certain approaches in which she fancies that she feels the supernatural.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
In the hall, he stretched his right hand far out towards the stairway as if out there, there were some supernatural force waiting to save him.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka Context
Instantly I felt a shock running through all my frame; nothing was to be seen, and nothing was to be heard; but a supernatural hand seemed placed in mine.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Weigh your words before you speak, for my eyes have already become brighter, and my heart beats strongly; be cautious, or you will make me believe in supernatural agencies.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
He credited this woman, who appeared to him the equal of a demon, with agents as supernatural as herself; at the least noise, he imagined himself about to be arrested, and that Planchet was being brought back to be confronted with himself and his friends.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
But surely, if your supernatural theory be correct, it could work the young man evil in London as easily as in Devonshire.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
A dozen blazing piles now shed their lurid brightness on the place, which resembled some unhallowed and supernatural arena, in which malicious demons had assembled to act their bloody and lawless rites.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context