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- n. magic
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Enchantment: same as glamour.
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It wraps you up like your old favorite blanket you forgot about, maybe not as glittery or glamoury as those foreign cities that we fall for, but constant and cozy in another way.
“I wanted no glamoury flum tricks of a Profligate of Canny to diddle my sire; I have blaze enough to keep him charmed, and since the lighting I burn even heavier.”
Sixteen miles would have been nothing in the Valley; in these green and glamoury lowlands they became like fifty.
The fascination of the basilisk can scarcely more stun and paralyse its victim than the look of this stranger charmed, with the appalling glamoury of horror, the eye and soul of Alice Darvil.
The Scot who wrote this thing may have thought of a day when he saw beauty in the face of a darling sin; but, if so, it is evident that his sight recovered from that glamoury.
Now, in that comparative leisure of his stormy life, he was naturally most open to the influence of a charm more potent than all the glamoury of Hilda.
And indeed, even to myself there seems some witchcraft, some glamoury in what has chanced.
She had asked Isaura when and where she had seen Graham last; and when Isaura had given her that information, and she learned it was on the eventful day on which Isaura gave her consent to the publication of her MS. if approved by Savarin, in the journal to be set up by the handsome-faced young author, she leapt to the conclusion that Graham had been seized with no unnatural jealousy, and was still under the illusive glamoury of that green-eyed fiend.