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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of inchant.

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Examples

  • Hands, or rather his Fore − feet he wrote strange Figures and Cyphers, wherewith he conjur'd up Spirits, and inchanted People, and so got 'em into his Den: For he could not run fast enough to catch anybody, his Toes being rotted, or broken off, which was the reason he often miss'd of his

    The Lining of the Patch-Work Screen

  • When I stand upon the rampart, and look round me, I can scarce help thinking myself inchanted.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • Not that there is any thing disagreeable about his person, but there is a total want of that nameless charm which captivates and controuls the inchanted spirit at least, he appears to me to have this defect; but if he had all the engaging qualifications which a man can possess, they would be excited in vain against that constancy, which, I flatter myself, is the characteristic of my nature.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • I will be charm and inchanted indeed to present my compliments on next

    This Side of Paradise

  • Neptune, and will put him alone stil to fight for vs as he did the last yeere, or we be inchanted with some diuelish opinions, that trauell nothing more then to diminish the reputation of them, vpon whose shoulders the burden of our defence against the enemie must lie when occasion shall be offred.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Which when I saw I was greatly astonied: and although I was inchanted by no kind of charme, yet I thought that I seemed not to have the likenesse of Lucius, for so was I banished from my sences, amazed in madnesse, and so I dreamed waking, that I felt myne eyes, whether I were asleepe or no.

    The Golden Asse

  • Her husband being as it were inchanted with these words and compelled by violence of her often embracing, wiping away her teares with his haire, did yeeld unto his wife.

    The Golden Asse

  • I will be charm and inchanted indeed to present my compliments on next Thursday evening.

    Book 1, Chapter 1. Amory, Son of Beatrice.

  • Michael Aynsly and Margaret his wife, Which inchanted bridle, when they tooke it of from her head, she stood upp in her owne proper person ....

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

  • Which inchanted bridle, when they tooke it from her head, she stood upp in her owne proper person ....

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

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