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  • She fears his black magic will conjure up evil spirits.
  • The song conjures memories of good times.
  • But pray, Colonel, how came you to conjure out that I should be in town today?
    Austen, Jane  --  Sense and Sensibility
  • And there he was, standing at a darkened window, conjured, apparently, by her need and her desperation.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses

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  • In the end, Professor McGonagall conjured a large fan out of thin air,
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Edwin looked deep into the flames, his faraway gaze conjuring up memories.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • Merle had once said that it might be good for him to be some place where no one had heard of his family, where the very mention of his name didn’t conjure an image,
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • It was strange the way I felt about
    him: connected was the only word I could conjure up.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • You sent a child to conjure up the dead?
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • I tried for a long time to conjure up an image of her before that, just a sliver of something, like her tucking me into bed,
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees

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  • He tried to conjure up a face to fit the words, but there was no face.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • I conjure thee by Rosaline’s bright eyes
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • Yes, to smell pork; to eat of the habitation which your prophet, the Nazarite, conjured the devil into.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • A trim exploit, a manly enterprise,
    To conjure tears up in a poor maid’s eyes
    With your derision!
    William Shakespeare  --  A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • ...with a flick of his wand, Bill reattached the table leg and conjured tablecloths from nowhere.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Let us use our magic and enchantments to conjure up a woman out of flowers.
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • ...the three of them were out in the freezing courtyard during break, and she had conjured them up a bright blue fire that could be carried around in a jam jar.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • You conjured up a Patronus that drove away all those dementors! That’s very, very advanced magic.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • ...there have been brief, very brief periods when I have conjured up remembrances which...
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Pit and the Pendulum
  • Thou, like an exorcist, hast conjured up my mortified spirit.
    William Shakespeare  --  Julius Caesar
  • Mr. Dark turned to go pat, conjure, calm his dust-crone friend,
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • It was just like a conjuring-trick, she thought.
    Lewis Carroll  --  Through the Looking-Glass
  • "Sorry," I said, and I couldn’t believe he was here, in my yard, like some kind of ghost I’d conjured up with wishful thinking.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Someone Like You
  • He pressed his hand to his forehead, conjuring up a coolness that would not come.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  The Road
  • Alvin conjured up pictures in his mind, about pieces of the land breaking off and falling into the sea.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Red Prophet
  • David conjured a fire.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • We were messing about in the night again and we were praying and conjuring and Danny found it running under his feet.
    David Almond  --  Clay
  • Emily tried to conjure up Ben, her boyfriend of four months.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to...
    Thomas Jefferson et al.  --  The Declaration of Independence
  • I think of you, I dream of you, I conjure you up when I need you most.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • PARRIS, to Abigail: Then you were conjuring spirits last night.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • ABIGAIL: But we never conjured spirits.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • PARRIS: Goody Ann, it is a formidable sin to conjure up the dead!
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • ABIGAIL: He knows Tituba conjured Ruth’s sisters to come out of the grave.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • MARY WARREN:  ..."It’s a sin to conjure, and we—"
    ABIGAIL, starting for Mary: I say shut it, Mary Warren!
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • And Tituba conjured Ruth Putnam’s dead sisters.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • TITUBA: You beg me to conjure!
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • A nightmare creature conjured by the Augurs?
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • I rest my head against the headrest and close my eyes, attempting to conjure up a loophole in our situation.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • If later that night she sat and stared at the gun in her lap, and conjured up the faces of all the people who’d tormented her over the years.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • The words sounded strange to him, conjured up from the murky memories of his past.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • It was like she’d conjured up a spell in the icy room, like the rose was a magic wand.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • I concentrate, trying to conjure her image, but nothing comes and my throat seems to close in on itself.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • I have thought on this for years, and I have yet to conjure a scenario where a secret does more good than harm.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • My brain had conjured them up at the very moment I was looking at their pictures.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • I could of course conjure up every one of those instances in perfect detail, right down to the chewy tang of those ribs and how good that beer had tasted.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • 1 was trying to shake off the dark feeling that the morning’s events had conjured when the officers brought Walter into the courtroom.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • My father played an Encanis so convincing you’d think we’d conjured him.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • I haven’t looked at the photographs yet, but I can conjure some of them from my memory, images of the two of us, here and there, posing amid the chaos of renovations.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • I instantly regret asking this question as it conjures up an image of him with a painfully beautiful angel wife with little cherubs running around some estate with Grecian pillars.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
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