mystification


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I determined to commence a series of covert insinuations, or innuendoes, about the oblong box--just to let him perceive, gradually, that I was NOT altogether the butt, or victim, of his little bit of pleasant mystification.
If I was to try--no matter whether on myself, on somebody else, or both--any genteel mystifications, I should probably not succeed in them.
What HE said about the Diamond to Miss Rachel was said, as usual, by way of a mystification or joke.
But the clerk saw merely the mystification which he desired to create.
Tarzan, too, had vanished, as he had a way of doing, to the mystification of the blacks.
From the chocks it hangs in a slight festoon over the bows, and is then passed inside the boat again; and some ten or twenty fathoms (called box-line) being coiled upon the box in the bows, it continues its way to the gunwale still a little further aft, and is then attached to the short-warp --the rope which is immediately connected with the harpoon; but previous to that connexion, the short-warp goes through sundry mystifications too tedious to detail.
Knowing whither we were bound in the cart, he had ridden after us, well out of sight, with his countryman's disguise ready for use in the saddle-bags-- Screw, in case of any mistakes or mystifications, being left behind on the watch at Crickgelly.
Their topics include magical and maligned metalworkers: understanding representations of early and high medieval blacksmiths, magical gifts in Gottfried von Strassburg's Tristan und Isolde and the rejection of magic, magic at the margins: the mystification of Maugis d'Aigremont, representing magic and science in The Franklin's Tale and The Canon's Yeoman's Tale: Chaucer's exploration of connected topics, and attempted murder by magic: the sorcerer and his apprentice in Marguerite de Navarre's HeptamAaAaAeA?
Critique: A mishmash of musings, mantra, and mystification, Keys To the Truculent Me is alternately funny, frugal, and insightful.
Mystification, precise execution of visual tricks, playful authors, compelling performances by actors and dancers, the desire to have fun and entertain the viewer along with humour and lots of playfulness is all aimed at giving a mystifying live theatre for a live audience.
J'ecris pour le monde musulman car nous sommes en presence d'une espece de mystification, quand on nous parle de la banque islamique.
After much practice, we would finish up with a row of snowballs on the line, much to the mystification of passing residents.