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  • It is hocus-pocus, a sort of social magic formula like the "mutabor" in the Arabian Nights; it is an Aladdins-lamp philosophy.

    The Behavior of Crowds | Everett Dean Martin
  • He complains that Gautier is lacking in a concern about supernatural hocus-pocus and that Flaubert is lacking.

    Instigations | Ezra Pound
  • "There's some hocus-pocus about this," whispered Trask, as he and Locke moved forward for a private talk.

    Isle o' Dreams | Frederick F. Moore
  • But love was beginning its usual hocus-pocus with character and turning a tired business man into a restless swain.

    The Cup of Fury | Rupert Hughes

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