prestidigitatory love



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  • Iannis worshipped him, with his broad shoulders, huge black beard, his wide mouth that seemed to contain a hundred flashing teeth (including a gold one), and his repertoire of prestidigitatory tricks whereby he produced eggs out of one's own ears and made coins disappear and return in a flash of the fingers.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • But you have to marvel at his prestidigitatory skills in pulling such an impressive number out of thin air.

    Reason Magazine

  • If Caine's Clarence (once known as The Amazing Clarence, in his prestidigitatory days on the music hall circuit) reminisces too poignantly over his late wife, why, let's chase that scene with screeching tires and a car crash, a crash, I might add, that advances the slender reed of a storyline not an iota.

    The House Next Door

  • Professor Raleigh, in his unique prestidigitatory performance with words. "

    Books and Persons Being Comments on a Past Epoch 1908-1911


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