Sentence Examples

  • In old age he was a mere skeleton, with a long nose and eyes of preternatural brilliancy peering out of his wig.
  • The pre-existence of world-matter is assumed; sometimes too that of heaven, as the seat of the earth-maker, and that of preternatural animals, his coadjutors.
  • A being who has not yet shed the slough of an animal shape, but combines the powers - natural and preternatural - of some animal with those of a man.
  • Nevertheless, the old sea-traditions, the immemorial credulities, popularly invested this old Manxman with preternatural powers of discernment.
  • Preternatural terrors rested upon the Hebrews, when under the feet of Korah and his company the live ground opened and swallowed them up for ever; yet not a modern sun ever sets, but in precisely the same manner the live sea swallows up ships and crews.

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