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  • Beyond, at the other extremity of the ruins, there is a sister of these goddesses, taller than they, a great Sekhet, whom in these parts men call the Ogress, and who dwells alone and upright, ambushed in a narrow temple.

    Egypt (La Mort de Philae)

  • Ghulah,96 a wicked Ogress, who was saying to her brood, “O my children, this day I bring you a fine fat youth, 97 for dinner;” whereto they answered, “Bring him quick to us, O our mother, that we may browse upon him our bellies full.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Yogini and Dakini, the Chaldean Utug and Gigim (desert-demons) as opposed to the Mas (hill-demon) and Telal (who steal into towns); the Ogress of our tales and the Bala yaga (Granny-witch) of Russian folk-lore.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • There he would sit, looking at her, and warming his hands, and looking at her, until he sometimes quite confounded Mrs Pipchin, Ogress as she was.

    Dombey and Son

  • "I came to see your mother Okra Ogress," Gwenny said.

    Pet Peeve

  • Day cooked up a young kid, very tender, which the Ogress found to be wonderfully good.

    The Blue Fairy Book

  • “I will have it so,” replied the Queen (and this she spoke in the tone of an Ogress who had a strong desire to eat fresh meat), “and will eat her with a sauce Robert.”

    The Blue Fairy Book

  • No one dared to tell him, when the Ogress, all enraged to see what had happened, threw herself head foremost into the tub, and was instantly devoured by the ugly creatures she had ordered to be thrown into it for others.

    The Blue Fairy Book

  • "So now you can tell us where Old Ogress is," Cathryn said.

    Faun & Games

  • "But we were supposed to see Okra Ogress," Jenny said plaintively.

    The Color of Her Panties


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