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 Meanings and Examples of TALISMAN
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talisman
 n.  charm to bring good luck and avert misfortune; something that apparently has magic power
Classic Sentence:
1  They could not help it, for he carried the talisman that opens all hearts, and these simple people warmed to him at once, feeling even the more friendly because he was poor.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-THREE
2  Take this herb, which is one of great virtue, and keep it about you when you go to Circe's house, it will be a talisman to you against every kind of mischief.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK X
3  For it was set apart and sanctified to one awe-striking end; and however wanton in their sailor ways, one and all, the mariners revered it as the white whale's talisman.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 99. The Doubloon.
4  The ambiguous phrase by means of which Montparnasse had warned Gavroche of the presence of the policeman, contained no other talisman than the assonance dig repeated five or six times in different forms.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
5  Its mystic imagery are so many talismans and gems inscribed with unknown hieroglyphics; she folds them in her bosom, and expects to read them when she passes beyond the veil.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
Example Sentence:
1  According to the myth, the talisman is the most powerful of all the magical charms.