That is the true ideal; a great nation ought not to be a hammer, but a magnet.
Then he saw that the magnet was fast to the side of the flier, near the stern.
No knife, no rocket pistol, no line with magnet for securing oneself to a hull.
Solange was smiling at him, a smile that drew him like a magnet.
We learn first to play with it academically, as the magnet was once a toy.
"I hear it whispered what magnet draws you thither," he said.
This garden, once Angermann's and made famous by Wagner, is still a magnet.
But you said the polarity couldn't be that of a magnet; then what?
I checked and sat grinning as she came up, the magnet in her hand.
This can be done by spinning a loop of wire between the poles of a magnet.