Sentence Examples

  • He began explaining the wonders of the brain and its ability to conjure up subconscious fairy tales.
  • Thus on the face of it there is something like a return to the self-sufficient utterance of antique religion; but, in reality, there is all the difference in the world between a suggestion directed outwardly in the fruitless attempt to conjure nature without first obeying her, and one directed towards the inner man so as to establish the peace of God within the heart.
  • In vain did he seek to dazzle the tsar by assembling about him the vassal kings and princes of Germany; in vain did he exercise all the intellectual gifts which had captivated the tsar at Tilsit; in vain did he conjure up visions of the future conquest of the Orient; external display, diplomatic finesse, varied by one or two outbursts of calculated violence - all was useless.
  • His more important works have gone through many editions and his name is still one to conjure with.
  • For God's sake--I beg, I conjure--here exclaimed the stranger Captain to Ahab, who thus far had but icily received his petition.

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