As he said this the Wizard advanced to the statue of Margolote and made a magic pass, at the same time muttering a magic word
that none could hear distinctly.
That magic word
"fortune" always means something in the human ear.
"Ruth." It was a talisman, a magic word
to conjure with.
It's a good step from the Officers' Home to the Harbour Office; but with the magic word
"Com- mand" in my head I found myself suddenly on the quay as if transported there in the twinkling of an eye, before a portal of dressed white stone above a flight of shallow white steps.
With this last repetition of the magic word
that had kept him going at all, and in which he surpassed all his previous efforts, Mr.
She moved to the door, and he followed at her elbow, casting about for a magic word
that would make the enigma clear, that would compel the surrender of the gift.
"La Esmeralda!" said Gringoire, stupefied in the midst of his emotions, by the abrupt manner in which that magic word
knotted together all his reminiscences of the day.
One remembers his first modest advertisements headed with the magic word
Thrift, Thrift, Thrift, thrice repeated; promising ten per cent.
"Oh, yes, more than once, but always in vain; we examined the grotto all over, but we never could find the slightest trace of any opening; they say that the door is not opened by a key, but a magic word
But before they left their shelter she broke off a little bit of the rock, spoke some magic words
over it, and threw it in the direction her mother was coming from.
"I'll transform you all into scorpions!" cried the King, angrily, and began waving his arms and muttering magic words
She turned upon me in a rage, and said over me some magic words
, and I instantly became as you see me now, half man and half marble.