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  • Suffice it to say that actors vanish into thin air, daggers materialize from out of nowhere, and the three Weird Sisters (who look like year-old corpses) throw a bagful of obscene-looking objects into their bubbling cauldron with alarming results.

    There Will Be Lots and Lots of Blood

  • There was a large poster of the Wizarding band the Weird Sisters on one wall, and a picture of Gwenog Jones, Captain of the all-witch Quidditch team the Holyhead Harpies, on the other.

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • There was a large poster of the Wizarding band the Weird Sisters on one wall, and a picture of Gwenog Jones,

    Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

  • But like the Weird Sisters, they would have lied, for in the glory was also the ashes of Dead Sea fruit — an understanding that could neither be inflamed by desire nor satisfied by luxury; a heart that was long since wearied by experience; a soul that was as bereft of illusion as a windless moon.

    The Financier

  • Arguably, the Weird Sisters might have some way of knowing that Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, has already been named to be Thane of Cawdor in the place of the gentleman who has just lost his head fighting treasonously against his king and country.

    Shakespeare

  • Can the Weird Sisters also see the future, and can they determine it?

    Shakespeare

  • As witches, the Weird Sisters appear to have some considerable control over the natural world.

    Shakespeare

  • I think a deeper reason for his dissatisfaction might be found in the fact, that this garb, with its purely modern and British army associations, is out of place on Fores Heath, and drags the Weird Sisters down with it from their proper imaginative remoteness in the gloom of the past to the disenchanting glare of the foot-lights.

    Among My Books First Series

  • 'the temple-haunting martlet builds', has a real subsistence in the mind; the Weird Sisters meet us in person on 'the blasted heath'; the 'air-drawn dagger' moves slowly before our eyes; the 'gracious

    Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

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