mirror


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de Chagny," he continued, still with his hand on the mirror, "would that we had to do with a ghost
Had the elevation of the parabolic mirror been a few yards higher, none could have lived to tell the tale.
With rare self-possession he let his gaze drop, without appearing to have halted upon the mirror until it rested again upon the gems.
By and by she turned her head and picked up the mirror, eyeing her reflection critically.
The mirror still continued the great object of desire, particularly in the eyes of the old housewife, who produced a pot of parched flour and a string of biscuit roots.
Princess Langwidere's sitting-room was paneled with great mirrors, which reached from the ceiling to the floor; also the ceiling was composed of mirrors, and the floor was of polished silver that reflected every object upon it.
The Emperor took off all his clothes, and the impostors placed themselves before him as if they were putting on each part of his new clothes which was ready, and the Emperor turned and bent himself in front of the mirror.
If you will allow me,' he said, "to take the place of the mirror, I think that I could give you any assurances you required.
Among many wonderful stories related of this mirror, it was fabled that the spirits of all the doctor's deceased patients dwelt within its verge, and would stare him in the face whenever he looked thitherward.
Give me, I pray, thy wonderful mirror, so that when absent out of
Immovable she stands Before the shining mirror of her charms And, gazing on their beauty, lets the years Slip into centuries past her.
He crept to it to revive himself, lifted the upper part of his body on his trembling arms, thrust forward his head and saw the reflection of his face, as in a mirror.