Mackintoshes: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 30 pages
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Use in Literature GhostingHeaven help her, she had had no one to exorcise these ghosts for her, and they goaded her to do much harm.ndash;Louisa May Alcott in The Abbot's Ghost, Or Maurice Treherne's Temptation (A Christmas Story).My uncle laughed at all this, and offered to lay the ghosts if anyone would take the house.ndash;Louisa May Alcott in The Abbot's Ghost, Or Maurice Treherne's Temptation (A Christmas Story).This sufficiently explains the likeness between the fantastic silhouette in 'Les Miserables' and the battle of the ghosts in 'L'Aiglon.ndash;Thomas Bailey Aldrich in The Queen of Sheba / My Cousin the Colonel.Ghosts could be arranged for or not, as desired; and armorial bearings could be thrown in with the moat for a moderate extra remuneration.ndash;Grant Allen in An African Millionaire.We made a sketchy toilet by means of tapers, groped like wandering ghosts down a dim corridor, and dined by the faint rays of candles thrust into bottles and placed at intervals along the festive board.ndash;Marion Polk Angellotti in The Firefly Of France.With the silence and the dimness, we were like ghosts, the car like a phantom.ndash;Marion Polk Angellotti in The Firefly Of France.Here lies a sword, and Sabren hath a heart; This blessed sword shall cut my cursed heart, And bring my soul unto my parents' ghosts, That they that live and view our Tragedy May mourn our case with mournful plaudities.ndash;Shakespeare Apocrypha in Locrine / Mucedorus.This prison shows as if Ghosts did part in Hell.ndash;Shakespeare Apocrypha in The Puritain Widow.Besides, the soft sound of crying, now apparently all about, seemed companionable, and I had heard so much of ghosts of late, the sharp edge of fear at their presence was wearing off.ndash;Edwin L. Arnold in Gulliver of Mars.Get guides amongst your comrade ghosts.ndash;Edwin L. Arnold in Gulliver of Mars.

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