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aura
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing

or:

paranormal:  a radiant light surrounding a person that is said to be seen by those sensitive to another's life force; or drawn around the head of a saint
  • Perhaps it is that high achievements demand some other unusual qualification besides an unusual desire for high prizes; perhaps it is that these stalwart gentlemen are rather indolent, their divinae particulum aurae being obstructed from soaring by a too hearty appetite.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- "The Young Idea" (41% in)

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