Inthrall


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In`thrall´


v. t.1.To reduce to bondage or servitude; to make a thrall, slave, vassal, or captive of; to enslave.
[imp. & p. p. Inthralled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Inthralling.]
She soothes, but never can inthrall my mind.
- Prior.
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They who had once beheld its splendor were inthralled with an unutterable yearning to possess it.
And, to signify that peculiar musical quality of Poe's genius which inthralls every reader, Mr.
(94) In Prynne's words again, 'as if wee had made a couenant with Hell, and sworne alleageance to the Deuill himselfe', when we watch a play we 'inthrall, and sell our selves to these Diabolicall, and hellish Enter-ludes'.