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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of spirit away.
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The next morning he walked down the long drive to the highway and was pleased to see that the Glinko crew had spirited away the fallen tree.
Christine Millie had been spirited away to parts unknown, and all that Mr. McCoy had to show for her was Brower's note for $10,000; and as Brower could not pay this money his endorser, Mr. Smith, became the responsible party and accepted the responsibility.
Without his siege equipment, spirited away by King Artavasdes of Media along with the rest of the baggage, Marcus Antonius sat futilely before the city of Phraaspa for more than a hundred days, unable to take it.
It appears that Miss Murchan can hardly have been spirited away from the end of term dance without her knowledge and consent.
For example, when the Colossus of Rhodes was toppled by an earthquake, Egyptian cultists spirited away its head, rescuing the Capstone Piece on its neckpiece.
Part of Gerald’s work for Sir Thomas Gresham in Antwerp had been to persuade various reluctant persons to hand over keys and, indeed, to commit forgery, so that treasure which was the rightful property of the Spanish administration in the Netherlands could be spirited away to swell Elizabeth’s treasury in the Tower of London.