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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of spirit away.

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Examples

  • 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.

    The Cat Who Went Underground

  • 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.

    Biographical Sketch of Millie Christine, the Carolina Twin, Surnamed the Two-Headed Nightingale, and the Eighth Wonder of the World.

  • 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.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • It appears that Miss Murchan can hardly have been spirited away from the end of term dance without her knowledge and consent.

    Laurels are Poison

  • 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.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • 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.

    To Ruin a Queen

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