supernatural


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Then you are yourself inclining to the supernatural explanation.
Editors of scientific journals, quarrelling with believers in the supernatural, spilled seas of ink during this memorable campaign, some even drawing blood; for from the sea-serpent they came to direct personalities.
As the lad could boast a considerable former experience with the supernatural thereabouts his word had the weight justly due to the testimony of an expert.
Whatever might be the supernatural influences among these mountains, the travellers found their physical difficulties hard to cope with.
You might sit all day explaining the mechanism of a balloon to the savants of this country, and yet they would not comprehend you, but would persist in ascribing it to supernatural aid.
Then, a supernatural movement disturbed the rigid repose of the dead face.
The only supernatural agents which can in any manner be allowed to us moderns, are ghosts; but of these I would advise an author to be extremely sparing.
Sir Nathaniel realised that Adam was right; the White Worm had no supernatural powers and could not harm them until she discovered their hiding place.
On the one side reflection shows that the expression of a man's will- his words- are only part of the general activity expressed in an event, as for instance in a war or a revolution, and so without assuming an incomprehensible, supernatural force- a miracle- one cannot admit that words can be the immediate cause of the movements of millions of men.
Among other stories we find that of Vortigern's tower, where Gildas' Ambrosius appears as a boy of supernatural nature, destined to develop in the romances into the great magician Merlin.
He no longer doubted the almost supernatural powers of the Angel of Music, in this domain of the Opera in which he had set up his empire.
There is certainly something a little supernatural about fireflies.