There they are, those false images that agitated, enraptured, and tormented me," said he to himself, passing in review the principal pictures of the magic lantern
of life and regarding them now in the cold white daylight of his clear perception of death.
However, this thought, like all others, came and went in a flash, for the whole morning was like a series of magic lantern
pictures, crossing and recrossing her field of vision.
It is a magic lantern
, of which the eye of man every year changes the aspects.
During many hours of the short winter days, however, when it was dusk there early in the afternoon, changing distortions of herself in her wheeled chair, of Mr Flintwinch with his wry neck, of Mistress Affery coming and going, would be thrown upon the house wall that was over the gateway, and would hover there like shadows from a great magic lantern
. As the room-ridden invalid settled for the night, these would gradually disappear: Mistress Affery's magnified shadow always flitting about, last, until it finally glided away into the air, as though she were off upon a witch excursion.
And much good may be done by means of a magic lantern
, or a missionary, or some popular amusement of that kind.
It came upon him nearer now, quite as one of those expanding fantastic images projected by the magic lantern
of childhood; for the stranger, whoever he might be, evil, odious, blatant, vulgar, had advanced as for aggression, and he knew himself give ground.
They were often as entertaining to me as so many glasses in a magic lantern
, and never took their shapes at my bidding, but seemed to force themselves upon me, whether I would or no; and strange to say, I sometimes recognised in them counterparts of figures once familiar to me in pictures attached to childish books, forgotten long ago.
He descended, or rather seemed to descend, several steps, inhaling the fresh and balmy air, like that which may be supposed to reign around the grotto of Circe, formed from such perfumes as set the mind a dreaming, and such fires as burn the very senses; and he saw again all he had seen before his sleep, from Sinbad, his singular host, to Ali, the mute attendant; then all seemed to fade away and become confused before his eyes, like the last shadows of the magic lantern
before it is extinguished, and he was again in the chamber of statues, lighted only by one of those pale and antique lamps which watch in the dead of the night over the sleep of pleasure.
The Magic Lantern
Cinema in Tywyn, Gwynedd announced it could shut its doors for good within the next six months if it does not raise PS18,000.
Neil presents it as an Edwardian Magic Show with Magic Lantern
and projected animation.
Only the little girl was not scared, because she had a little magic lantern
. They held hand-in-hand so that nobody would be scared.
FESTIVE statues installed for the Magic Lantern
Festival have already been vandalised - almost two weeks ahead of the launch.