charmed circle

charmed′ cir′cle


n.
an exclusive or privileged group.
[1895–1900]
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charmed circle

n (liter)illustrer Kreis
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And as upon the invasion of their valleys, the frosty Swiss have retreated to their mountains; so, hunted from the savannas and glades of the middle seas, the whale-bone whales can at last resort to their Polar citadels, and diving under the ultimate glassy barriers and walls there, come up among icy fields and floes; and in a charmed circle of everlasting December, bid defiance to all pursuit from man.
Yet although Defoe wrote so much and lived at a time when England was full of witty writers he was outside the charmed circle of wits who pretended not to know of his existence.
Just at these steps the group paused, as though it feared to proceed further; but very quickly one of the three ladies, who formed its apex, stepped forward into the charmed circle, followed by two members of her suite.
Peggotty at Salem House; how delighted he was with the boat and all belonging to it; how lightly and easily he carried on, until he brought us, by degrees, into a charmed circle, and we were all talking away without any reserve.
The Caledonian is the last of more than 40 breweries that stood in Edinburgh's "charmed circle" at the time of its genesis, and twice came close to burning down.
Deep down, that's where he belongs as he has been always a players' man," revealed one of the insiders of Ganguly's charmed circle.
Inevitably, they create a bubble around themselves, become preoccupied by their own internal rivalries and try to outdo each other in their loyalty to the leader, lest they lose favour and are cast out of the charmed circle. To criticise the leader or those in the upper echelons is unthinkable.
Within the pages of this 18th edition of our annual publication, you'll get to know more about this charmed Circle filled with shops, restaurants, experiences and fun.
The charmed circle of Congress cronies and the mainstream Koirala coterie have ruined the Nepali Congress that Deuba now chairs.
As details of one the biggest banking swindles came to light, a scandal involving one of the prime minister's charmed circle of business friends, Narendra Modi was putting on another of his rockstar performances in Delhi, this time for the benefit of a stadium full of schoolchildren rounded up for advice on how to beat the exam blues.
It's the sense Christmas is a time when society comes together and the disadvantaged are brought into the charmed circle of happiness."
Mellow's Charmed Circle (1974) and Linda Wagner-Martin's Favored Strangers (1995), attention to Stein frequently has entailed a far greater emphasis on her life story and the famous company she kept at 27 rue de Fleurus.