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Some day he would venture into the camp in daylight and talk with these people through the medium of the little bugs which were familiar to them and to Tarzan.
As he stood, straight as a young Indian, by the door, waiting after he had finished the message, there came to his keen ears a familiar sound.
To me the one incredible thing is that I am here to-night in this old familiar room looking into your friendly faces and telling you these strange adventures.
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14) Historians such as James Sharpe, Robin Briggs, Marion Gibson, Clive Holmes, and Emma Wilby are unanimous in the belief that familiars were a defining element of English witchcraft.
18) In English witchcraft pamphlets, the most convincing evidence for the link between familiars and fairies comes from John Walsh's ecclesiastical trial of 1566.
Familiars is a load of fun to read for the fantasy fan or anyone who wants a good escape.
All in all, a picture emerges of a community in and around Obando that accepts the existence of a supernatural realm inhabited by both malign and benevolent spirits with which it was possible to communicate through the medium of familiars like Isac.