The whitewashed walls; the little pews where well-known figures entered with a subdued rustling, and where first one well-known voice and then another, pitched in a peculiar key of petition, uttered phrases at once occult and familiar, like the amulet
worn on the heart; the pulpit where the minister delivered unquestioned doctrine, and swayed to and fro, and handled the book in a long accustomed manner; the very pauses between the couplets of the hymn, as it was given out, and the recurrent swell of voices in song: these things had been the channel of divine influences to Marner--they were the fostering home of his religious emotions--they were Christianity and God's kingdom upon earth.
It was sorcery, magic of the worst kind, thought Buldeo, and he wondered whether the amulet
round his neck would protect him.
The Hajji said: 'And on mine also is a name engraved; but there is no name on the amulet
that sets the serai ablaze of nights; but he looked more carefully, and, hand on amulet
, drew his own conclusions.
they hold a treasure Divine -- a talisman -- an amulet
That must be worn at heart.
She laid one finger on her mouth and concealed the amulet
in her bosom.
Either to a Power indefinable, incomprehensible, which I not only cannot address but which I cannot even express in words- the Great All or Nothing-" said he to himself, "or to that God who has been sewn into this amulet
Yes, I replied; and the charming thing is that they deem him their worst enemy who tells them the truth, which is simply that, unless they give up eating and drinking and wenching and idling, neither drug nor cautery nor spell nor amulet
nor any other remedy will avail.
It was also required of him that he should partake of their exercise of constantly ascending an endless flight of stairs; and, lest his legs, unused to such exertion, should be weakened by it, that he should wear upon one ankle an amulet
or charm of iron.
She was stript of all her ornaments, lest perchance there should be among them some of those amulets
which Satan was supposed to bestow upon his victims, to deprive them of the power of confession even when under the torture.
I would have stopped him, but his blow took effect and broke the bracelet of amulets
which encircled the arm of the savage.
These recognitions alone dispense with the artificial aid of tokens or amulets