Where there is still a people, there the state is not understood, but hated as the evil eye
, and as sin against laws and customs.
"It was just after the ballet; and leaders and dancing-girls lost no time in taking their precautions against the evil eye
And for this reason, as the captain looked with an evil eye
on the little foundling, his wife began now to caress it almost equally with her own child.
He would not answer at first, but on learning that I was English, he explained that it was a charm or guard against the evil eye
Female loveliness, in especial, is more than one-half disenchanted beneath its evil eye
In addition to all this, there is, in the nature of sovereign power, an impatience of control, that disposes those who are invested with the exercise of it, to look with an evil eye
upon all external attempts to restrain or direct its operations.
Dragging it into the north campong the Malay was about to congratulate himself upon the ease with which the theft had been accomplished when one of his fellows declared his intention of going to the house for the purpose of dispatching Professor Maxon, lest the influence of his evil eye
should overtake them with some terrible curse when the loss of the chest should be discovered.
"No afflicted of God has an evil eye
. Wait till ye hear his mirth-provoking speech which he will deliver.
Far off, the lofty jet of the whale might be seen, and nearer at hand the prowling shark, that villainous footpad of the seas, would come skulking along, and, at a wary distance, regard us with his evil eye
. At times, some shapeless monster of the deep, floating on the surface, would, as we approached, sink slowly into the blue waters, and fade away from the sight.
Its evil eyes
were wriggling on their stalks, its mouth was all alive with appetite, and its vast ungainly claws, smeared with an algal slime, were descending upon me.
Behind him the hairy thing whose evil eyes
had been watching his as a cat watches a mouse was creeping stealthily toward him.
What can life be to such a hag as thou, who hast no shape, nor form, nor hair, nor teeth--hast naught, save wickedness and evil eyes
? It will be mercy to make an end of thee, Gagool."