The smile on his lips charmed, but the dark eyes mocked her.
Carlyle was charmed with Emerson, and their letters published by Professor Norton show that his regard never cooled.
In vain did Henry and his lords-marchers endeavour to suppress the rebellion, and to capture, by fair means or foul, the person of Glendower himself; the princely adventurer seemed to bear a charmed existence, and for a few years Owen was practically master of all Wales.
But the Frenchman Budaeus wrote an execrable Latin style, unreadable then as now, while the Teuton Erasmus charmed the reading world with a style which, though far from good Latin, is the most delightful which the Renaissance has left us.
He charmed men by his sweet singing of Psalms, and children were always fascinated by him.