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  • In his white slacks and white shirt, with his long white hair, he seemed to draw the meager ambient light to himself, glowing softly like an entity at a séance.†   (source)
  • Everywhere we went there used to be these welcoming seances d'animation, tribal dancing.†   (source)
  • I've analysed lots of these seances, and I've never got answers that someone in the group mightn't have known or guessed— though sometimes they weren't aware of the fact.†   (source)
  • You have attended some of her ...her evenings — should I call them seances?†   (source)
  • I took this very photograph at a séance in Bristol.†   (source)
  • I even spy Madame Romanoff, otherwise known as Sally Carny of Bow's Bells, conducting a séance.†   (source)
  • I'd read news reports, but I had never met anyone who had actually attended such a seance.†   (source)
  • His skin was the color of teakwood, dark and glistening like Queen Marie's old séance table.†   (source)
  • And now, if you'll excuse us, it would seem the séance is about to begin.†   (source)
  • Tina spoke to the Great Lady, inquiring after someone who might perform the seance.†   (source)
  • Just as the voice in the seance was given to me.†   (source)
  • Whether a month or a year away, I feel the absolute necessity for a seance.†   (source)
  • That is, I have experienced such a connection myself, during a seance, and I must confess ....†   (source)
  • Madame Stravinski is to hold a seance, in this house, this very evening.†   (source)
  • He shouted to give himself the necessary push away from this last house window, and the fascinating séance going on in there!†   (source)
  • This is not a séance!†   (source)
  • Now he was reminded of countless séance scenes in old movies and television programs, in which the opening of the door between this world and the realm of spirits was marked by the pulsing of electric lights or the guttering of candles without the presence of a draft.†   (source)
  • It is as if my former fevers-I have not taken ill since the seance-have spread to the project itself.†   (source)
  • We could reach the Entry Hall to our right, and the Parlor just beyond, where my guests were waiting the commencement of our seance.†   (source)
  • She remains infuriated with my acceptance of the seance and Madame Stravinski's "performance" as she refers to that captivating evening†   (source)
  • For all my heightened anticipation of the union of a husband and wife, I must admit to you now, dear friend, that I find a seance quite a good deal more stimulating.†   (source)
  • 4 september 1914-rose red, evening ....I had to run back upstairs and jot down this note because I do not want to lose these thoughts to the seance that is scheduled to start momentarily.†   (source)
  • If this wasn't enough, it is only as I break from the seance to rescue my dear friend that the wind and the sound of it stopsstops as if a window were shut-and, here's the impossible part to believe, the candles reignite themselves.†   (source)
  • Sukeena and I were checking up on Madame Stravinski, a withered old woman dressed in colorful silks and shawls and wearing excessive jewelry about her wrists that clatters with every twitch of the hand, as she had asked to spend time in the room alone "preparing" herself for the seance.†   (source)
  • A seance.†   (source)
  • A seance?†   (source)
  • A seance?†   (source)
  • They had all the afternoon to be together, and nearly all of the night, since Madame Williams had her seances on Saturday night and preferred that Elizabeth, before whose silent skepticism departed spirits might find themselves reluctant to speak, should not be in the house.†   (source)
  • You remember that silly séance he arranged and how it ended when that girl-I forget her name-fainted?†   (source)
  • In the winter of 1920, as the year began, Elizabeth found herself in an ugly back room in Harlem in the home of her aunt's relative, a woman whose respectability was immediately evident from the incense she burned in her rooms and the spiritualist seances she held every Saturday night.†   (source)
  • A WOMAN'S COURAGE Thus ended this memorable seance.†   (source)
  • We shall have to appoint a special seance, then, beginning early.†   (source)
  • It was like a "spirit message," such as are delivered at seances of spiritualists for a dollar admission.†   (source)
  • Herr Albin was commissioned to act as their spokesperson and to negotiate with whatever presences might appear, since he had taken part in seances on a few occasions prior to this.†   (source)
  • She was no longer in street clothes, but in a kind of seance costume, a nightgown-like robe of white crepe that left her slender arms bare and was gathered at the waist by a cincture or cord.†   (source)
  • And he agreed to take part in a spiritualistic parlor game, a seance performed with a moving glass, that the others, having lost patience with Dr. Krokowski's jealous prohibitions concerning Ellen Brand, had decided to hold secretly behind his back.†   (source)
  • After conceding the favor, and appointing a more favorable time for the meeting, Elizabeth succeeded in getting out of the store, into which the countrymen now began to enter, as usual, where they met with the same attention and bien seance as formerly.†   (source)
  • During all the rest of the seance my paper traveled from group to group all up and down and about that huge hall, and my happy eye was upon it always, and I sat motionless, steeped in satisfaction, drunk with enjoyment.†   (source)
  • —Come, he counselled to close the séance.†   (source)
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