Bob knew, directly he saw a bird's egg, whether it was a swallow's, or a tomtit's, or a yellow-hammer's; he found out all the wasps' nests, and could set all sort of traps; he could climb the trees like a squirrel, and had quite a magical power
of detecting hedgehogs and stoats; and he had courage to do things that were rather naughty, such as making gaps in the hedgerows, throwing stones after the sheep, and killing a cat that was wandering
The sound of that sentence evidently possessed some magical power
, because, as soon as he had spoken, he felt wonderfully at ease; and directly afterwards he experienced a flash of joyful amazement at the discovery that he could be inspired to such noble and truthful utterance.
One of my greatest fears was the Witches, for while I had no magical powers
at all I soon found out that the Witches were really able to do wonderful things.
When police arrested him, the man had in his possession a ring, a black gemstone which he claimed had magical power
and a hand-written paper that had a list of magic ingredients.
Emmy Swain believes in the magical power
of animals to heal and guide the human spirit.
A fantastically told story of a very ordinary man whose life is changed by the magical power
of his own mind - the perfect gift or treat for a romantic night in.
Many performers have the talent to master their instrument and to play it well--but very few carry with them the magical power
of charisma alongside that talent.
Her mother also lives with magical power
, but has long since learned to repress it.
Sorcerer Abanazer sets out to steal the magic lamp from its rightful owner, Aladdin, and use the magical power
of the Genie for his own evil ends.
The wizard Saruman is seduced by the magical power
of the ring because it promises to deliver him from the limits of his creatureliness.
The potential magical power
of art is offered to us in this simple retelling of a Japanese legend.
Similarly, they knew that assault and battery need not involve some sort of magical power
to cause harm and accused some of their neighbors for the physical act alone, yet accused other batterers of witchcraft.