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correspondences

A system used by magicians for relating things—especially, planets, elements, signs of the zodiac and numbers—to each other.
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Evidently from the complexion of public measures, from the public prints, from correspondences with theirrepresentatives, and with other persons who reside at the place of their deliberations.
At first he smiled, but when we reached the numerical computations and correspondences, he trembled, and turned pale.
When this fainting of Athos had ceased, the comte, almost ashamed of having given way before this superior natural event, dressed himself and ordered his horse, determined to ride to Blois, to open more certain correspondences with either Africa, D'Artagnan, or Aramis.
Having once mastered the true position and taken a firm footing there, the vast field of mythical constructions became intelligible, nay, luminous with the reflected light of correspondences.
Life flowed past him, deep and wide and varied, continually impinging upon his senses, demanding of him instant and endless adjustments and correspondences, and compelling him, almost always, to suppress his natural impulses.
She had correspondences with clerical gentlemen in most of our East and West India possessions; and was secretly attached to the Reverend Silas Hornblower, who was tattooed in the South Sea Islands.
In general thickness, they all bore a seemly correspondence to their length.
And doubt not but I shall soon tire you with my correspondence, especially as I more than suspect it will be subjected to the criticisms of Mr.
I have two favours to ask, Fanny: one is your correspondence.
Sire, I desire that this office be invested with the right of reading the correspondence with England.
Astor, by the magnitude of his commercial and financial relations, and the vigor and scope of his self-taught mind, had elevated himself into the consideration of government and the communion and correspondence with leading statesmen, he, at an early period, communicated his schemes to President Jefferson, soliciting the countenance of government.
For side-splitting comedy we would refer our readers to the correspondence between the Board of Control and the Cretan premier during the "war.