Sacrapant complies with an act of conjuration
in which he makes appear on his table (altar) "Meat, drinke and bred" (368).
In these diabolical conjurations
, prayers intermingled with superstitious formulae until the average listener could not tell the difference.
Whereas in the early poetry the self was upheld by a magician's trick, the generation of gratifying emotion from a poetic "thing of nothingness," in Fors Clavigera political economists are scorned for attempting similar conjurations
To move from author to editor, the latter should have caught the innumerable awkward phrases like "saintly conjurations
," "saintly supplications," "saintly devotions," "mortal simulation," "sorcerous miracles," or "crucifixional victory.
For examples of such conjurations
within the romances, see WP 3127-31, and The Awntyrs off Arthure, ed.
14) various miscellaneous prayers, invocations, and conjurations
Charles Johnson's first collection of short stories, The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1986), contains eight "tales and conjurations
David, says the author, should serve "as a mirror and example, [for] he was delivered not through conjurations
, as is the usage among the exorcists, but by God's grace through a constant faith.
Johnson's collection of "tales and conjurations
" ends uncannily in a conjuration
with an uncertain outcome.
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Tales and Conjurations
In the 1994 version of the play, Yoruba phrases occur only in Scylla's conjuration