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conjuror

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a person who practises magic; sorcerer
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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.
A conjurer must have his time, like a straggling priest in the settlements.
It's as common for a conjurer to alter his paint as for a buck in the settlements to change his finery."
Come, leave thy chamber first, and thou shalt see This conjurer perform such rare exploits, Before the Pope and royal Emperor, As never yet was seen in Germany.
I am content, for this once, to thrust my head out at a window; for they say, if a man be drunk over night, the devil cannot hurt him in the morning: if that be true, I have a charm in my head, shall control him as well as the conjurer, I warrant you.
but, for all that, I do not greatly believe him: he looks as like a conjurer as the Pope to a costermonger.
Nay, sweet Benvolio, let us sway thy thoughts From this attempt against the conjurer.
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.
Franklin Blake, by a doctor's assistant with a bottle of laudanum-- and by the living jingo, I'm appointed, in my old age, to be conjurer's boy!"
Forman, the famous old conjurer, who was implicated in the affair of Overbury.
`Some sleight-of-hand trick or other,' said the Medical Man, and Filby tried to tell us about a conjurer he had seen at Burslem; but before he had finished his preface the Time Traveller came back, and Filby's anecdote collapsed.