said the farmer; and opening the oven he saw all the delicious, tempting dishes his wife had hidden there, but which he now believed the wizard in the sack had conjured
up for them.
Modern bourgeois society with its relations of production, of exchange and of property, a society that has conjured
up such gigantic means of production and of exchange, is like the sorcerer, who is no longer able to control the powers of the nether world whom he has called up by his spells.
Here again I paused abruptly, and now with a feeling of wild amazement--for there could be no doubt whatever that, in this instance, I did actually hear (although from what direction it proceeded I found it impossible to say) a low and apparently distant, but harsh, protracted, and most unusual screaming or grating sound--the exact counterpart of what my fancy had already conjured
up for the dragon's unnatural shriek as described by the romancer.
Possibly I had conjured
up impossible dangers, like some nervous old housewife, and when I should catch up with Powell would get a good laugh for my pains.
Dim and wonderful is the vision I have conjured
up in my mind of life spreading slowly from this little seed bed of the solar system throughout the inanimate vastness of sidereal space.
the evil spirit with abundance of prayers offered up by the monks.
Reports were various as to the nature of his fortunate speculation: one intimating that the ancient Peter had made the gold by alchemy; another, that he had conjured
it out of people's pockets by the black art; and a third, still more unaccountable, that the devil had given him free access to the old provincial treasury.
The tall pines seemed sprinkled with a silver dust, and the willows, studded with minute icicles reflecting the prismatic rays, brought to mind the fairy trees conjured
up by the caliph's story-teller to adorn his vale of diamonds.
Julia blushed when her friend said "in town," and her conscious feelings immediately conjured
up the image of a certain Betts Shoreham, as the person in her companion's mind's eye.
He may have thought of the size of his cabin, or - unconsciously, perhaps - have conjured
up a vision of a vessel so small tossing amongst the great seas.
Reuter's establishment; pale, blighted image, where life lingered feebly, but whence the soul had been conjured
by Romish wizard-craft!
Toby earnestly conjured
me to continue the ascent, assuring me that a little more exertion would bring us to the summit, and that then in less than five minutes we should find ourselves at the brink of the stream, which must necessarily flow on the other side of the ridge.