It was, however, surrounded by a high wall, and no one dared to go into it because it belonged to an enchantress
, who had great power and was dreaded by all the world.
I believe she would like to kill him if she could, for she is an enchantress
Last eve in dreams, I saw thee stand, Like queenly nymphs from Fairy-land-- Enchantress
of the flowery wand, Most beauteous Isadore!
Denisov, with sparkling eyes and ruffled hair, sat at the clavichord striking chords with his short fingers, his legs thrown back and his eyes rolling as he sang, with his small, husky, but true voice, some verses called "Enchantress
," which he had composed, and to which he was trying to fit music:
A still more dangerous enemy was Medea, the wicked enchantress
; for she was now the king's wife, and wanted to give the kingdom to her son Medus, instead of letting it be given to the son of Aethra, whom she hated.
It might have been fancied, indeed, that she expected to minister to the wants of the community unseen, like a disembodied divinity or enchantress
, holding forth her bargains to the reverential and awe-stricken purchaser in an invisible hand.
``Say to him, then, to his beard,'' continued Malvoisin, coolly, ``that you love this captive Jewess to distraction; and the more thou dost enlarge on thy passion, the greater will be his haste to end it by the death of the fair enchantress
; while thou, taken in flagrant delict by the avowal of a crime contrary to thine oath, canst hope no aid of thy brethren, and must exchange all thy brilliant visions of ambition and power, to lift perhaps a mercenary spear in some of the petty quarrels between Flanders and Burgundy.''
The host, dismounting, sped The parting guest whose boat rocked under him, And when the circling stirrup-cup went round, No light guitar, no lute, was heard again; But on the heart aglow with wine there fell Beneath the cold bright moon the cold adieu Of fading friends -- when suddenly beyond The cradled waters stole the lullaby Of some faint lute; then host forgot to go, Guest lingered on: all, wondering at the spell, Besought the dim enchantress
to reveal Her presence; but the music died and gave No answer, dying.
When I got through the charmed grove, and was near the great house of the enchantress
Circe, I met Mercury with his golden wand, disguised as a young man in the hey-day of his youth and beauty with the down just coming upon his face.
"You see well enough," retorted Amelotte, "that she is an enchantress
Then Mills pronounced distinctly: "Good-bye, old Enchantress
Bending over a steaming vessel of tea, and looking through the steam, and breathing forth the steam, like a malignant Chinese enchantress
engaged in the performance of unholy rites, Mr F.'s Aunt put down her great teacup and exclaimed, 'Drat him, if he an't come back again!'