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  • In the Chopiniana scene there is nothing to remind one of the coquetry of the doll in the lovely spirit-like creature who seems to drift on the air like a thistle-down.

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  • In the Chopiniana scene there is nothing to remind one of the coquetry of the doll in the lovely spirit-like creature who seems to drift on the air like a thistle-down.

    Further Pavlova

  • When I opened my eyes I saw white lightning zoom through the air in a circular motion, spirit-like, maybe 20 feet away from my bedroom window.

    Lightning storm

  • The player controls a spirit-like person who must be brought into the real world to get to the pleasuredome.

    3 games that epitomize the 1980s

  • On the one hand all things are capable of becoming more spirit-like, that is, more refined qua spiritual substance.

    Lady Anne Conway

  • Kingdom is a spirit-like thing, and cannot be got by active doing.

    Tao Te Ching

  • Kingdom is a spirit-like thing, and cannot be got by active doing.

    Tao Te Ching

  • Someone in that condition may find that when his human body is unconscious or in some way inactive, the spirit-like part of his nature will travel about together with his consciousness.

    Extra-bodily States in Buddhism

  • Tom remembered a German picture of an angel which he knew; often had he thought how transparent and golden and spirit-like it was; and he shuddered, to think how like it Arthur looked, and felt a shock as if his blood had all stopped short, as he realized how near the other world his friend must have been to look like that.

    Tom Brown's Schooldays

  • The long-term goal is to get enough nourishment from the spirit-like air to dispense with grains, the products

    LONGEVITY

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