- n. alternative spelling of séance.
“Unlike previous decisions, by previous administrations that took place in seance-like settings, or were "divine" inspirations with no one from this world present to agree or disagree.”
“Al-f-u-r-d" was escorted home then to the cellar where the seance was a trifle more animated than usual, at least "Al-f-u-r-d's" cries so denoted.”
“She added with some little diffidence that the fee for a seance was a guinea, and, as she left, took a card out of a case, encrusted with glowing rubies, and gave it her.”
“His real joy, however, was in withdrawing for what might be called a seance of meditation from the world's business.”
“Mr. Dempster was not disposed to encourage her confidence; her strange inquiries about people he had been greatly interested in, recalled the seance which had so much startled Francis Hogarth, and he suspected that this must be the person who had written the letter the spirit had been questioned about, and, consequently, that she was Hogarth's mother; no mother, certainly, to be proud of!”
“It begins with a Gypsy woman holding a kind of seance over a fat wad of supposedly cursed money for a rich, frightened woman.”
“This is the second "seance" after the inaugural edition's sold-out success a year and a half ago.”
“Far, far too many people who claim to be originalists think that originalism is some kind of seance in which you try channeling the drafters in the spirit world and divine what was on their minds when they proposed the text of the statute.”
“I dissected the 'seance', trying to recall every word that Epiny had said to me.”
“I knew, as clearly as if he had spoken it aloud, that he had thought this 'seance' all a sham, but an excellent excuse to hold Epiny's hand in his.”
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From the story by Jules Verne.
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