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conjuror

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a person who practises magic; sorcerer
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It's as common for a conjurer to alter his paint as for a buck in the settlements to change his finery.
He was far above the more vulgar superstitions of his tribe, and so soon as he recognized the well-known attire of the conjurer, he prepared to pass it in cool contempt.
Endeavoring, then, to collect his ideas, he prepared to perform that species of incantation, and those uncouth rites, under which the Indian conjurers are accustomed to conceal their ignorance and impotency.
Then what should luck do in my favor but lead me to the very spot where one of the most famous conjurers of the tribe was dressing himself, as I well knew, for some great battle with Satan-- though why should I call that luck, which it now seems was an especial ordering of Providence.
At this favorable moment the counterfeit conjurers disappeared.
Then, advancing into the middle of the room with a bow, he produced from his pocket a big bill printed in blue and red, which announced that ZALADIN, the World's Greatest Conjurer, Contortionist, Ventriloquist and Human Kangaroo would be ready with an entirely new series of Tricks at the Empire Pavilion, Scarborough, on Monday next at eight o'clock precisely.
Of these, the Report of the Lords of the Committee of the Council appointed for the consideration of all matters relating to Trade and Foreign Plantation (1789), authored by Edward Long; The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies (1801), by the well-known historian of Jamaica Bryan Edwards; and John Stewart's A View of Jamaica (1832), all see the conjurer as pagan, evil, and often linked to slave rebellions.
Pour sa part, le commissaire d'Ombada a fait savoir que les blocs 10, 9, 7 et 3 a Dar es Salm dans la localite ont touchees par l'effondrement completement des 420 maisons, soulignant les predisposition de la localite pour conjurer les effets des inondations et de la pluie faisant allusion aux efforts pour l'ouverture des routes et des passages qui ont ete touches en soulignant que les institutions de services n'ont pas endommagees notant que les services dans la localite vont bien.
Selon de sources citees par le journal Assarih, Moncef Marzouki a declare au magistrat instructeur qu'il a pris acte des plaintes de Chokri Belaid concernant ces menaces ainsi que les provocations dont il a ete l'objet et a forme le souhait que les politiciens aient droit a un surcroEt de protection pour conjurer les risques auxquels ils s'exposent .
When he became a superstar with more tricks than a conjurer, Marsh would occasionally incur the wrath of a team-mate unmarked and in a better position, demanding a pass.
MAGICIAN Alan Duncan has many magical heroes but in his mind there is only one complete conjurer - David Copperfield.
Next (12) Nicolas Cage is Las Vegas conjurer Cris Johnson "cursed" with the ability to glimpse a few minutes into the future, and to alter his behaviour accordingly.