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But as I did so the head turned, and the eyes fell full upon me, with all their blaze of basilisk horror.
DRACULABRAM STOKER
It was close by that the blessed Sirus "drew out the dreadful serpent named Basilisk in the year 550."
He stared at the open letter as if it possessed the eyes of a basilisk.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
And the suckling child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the basilisk's den.
Captain Cavendish tried to look about him, which he had not ventured to do before, under those basilisk eyes.
A CHANGED HEARTMAY AGNES FLEMING
It has walked upon the asp and the basilisk and has trodden down the lion and the dragon.
The multitude soon dispersed, and the vicinity of the Basilisk resumed its wonted stillness.
I was attracted as a bird might be by the basilisk eyes of a snake,yet I tried to smile and say something indifferent.
"She is better now," said Flicie, in a low tone, who was watching her with her basilisk eyes as she lay apparently sleeping.
RUTLEDGEMIRIAM COLES HARRIS
The basilisk ran off in fright; trying to hide herself underground.
POLISH FAIRY TALESA. J. GLINSKI

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