magic englannista suomeksi
magia, taikuus, taika, noituus
c. 1489, (w), ''Foure Sonnes of Aymon'':
- And whan he shall be arrayed as I telle you / lete hym thenne doo his incantacyons & his magyke as he wyll ….
1781, (w), ''Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire'', II.23:
- The arts of magic and divination were strictly prohibited.
1971, (w), ''Religion and the Decline of Magic'', Folio Society 2012, p. 23:
- Conversions to the new religion (..) have frequently been assisted by the view of converts that they are acquiring not just a means of otherworldly salvation, but a new and more powerful magic.
1950, C. S. Lewis, ''The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe''
- And she can turn people into stone and do all kinds of horrible things. And she has made a magic so that it is always winter in Narnia—always winter, but it never gets to Christmas.
The supernatural forces which are drawn on in such a ritual.
Something producing successful and remarkable results, especially when not fully understood; an enchanting quality; exceptional skill. (defdate)
(RQ:Allingham China Governess)
2017, Jacek Galowicz, ''C++17 STL Cookbook'' (page 257)
- The stringstream class hides a lot of string parsing magic from us at this point.
The art or practice of performing conjuring tricks and illusions.
Having supernatural talents, properties or qualities attributed to magic. (defdate)
Producing extraordinary results, as though through the use of magic. (defdate)
Great; excellent. (defdate)