Every little while I want to do something magical
, and find I can't because the Belt is gone.
Author of Father Goose-His Book; The Wizard of Oz; The Magical
Monarch of Mo; The Enchanted Isle of Yew; The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus; Dot and Tot of Merryland etc.
All these wonders and magical
effects which the chronicler has heaped up, or rather embalmed, in his recital, at the risk of rivaling the brain-born scenes of romancers; these splendors whereby night seemed vanquished and nature corrected, together with every delight and luxury combined for the satisfaction of all the senses, as well as the imagination, Fouquet did in real truth offer to his sovereign in that enchanting retreat of which no monarch could at that time boast of possessing an equal.
So I, too, with the rest of the world, was following in the wake of the magical
We have discovered that the Crooked Magician has been indulging in his magical
arts contrary to Law, and therefore, by Royal Edict, I hereby deprive him of all power to work magic in the future.
We drifted along lazily, very happy, through the magical
light of the late afternoon.
With reference to the whaling scene shortly to be described, as well as for the better understanding of all similar scenes elsewhere presented, I have here to speak of the magical
, sometimes horrible whale-line.
They seem to be left astern as easily as the light air-bubbles in the swirls of the ship's wake, and vanish into a great silence in which your ship moves on with a sort of magical
One might fancy him, passionate with theories of human equality and human rights, discussing, arguing, fighting behind barricades in Paris, flying before the Austrian cavalry in Milan, imprisoned here, exiled from there, hoping on and upborne ever with the word which seemed so magical
, the word Liberty; till at last, broken with disease and starvation, old, without means to keep body and soul together but such lessons as he could pick up from poor students, he found himself in that little neat town under the heel of a personal tyranny greater than any in Europe.
The belt has magical
powers only while it is in some fairy country, such as the Land of Oz, or the Land of Ev.
Technology is almost magical
, and ambition for a better life is now universal.
colours disappeared by degrees, and the shades of emerald and sapphire were effaced.