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He said he had heard about my wonderful “flying-spears,” and declined to fight me if I used such preternatural weapons.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
Such were the truths which Mohammed, with preternatural earnestness, now declared,--doctrines which would revolutionize Arabia.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
A preternatural dread of water rages among all the inhabitants of Rome, from the untitled down to the titled.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
The vengeance of Baldassare is almost preternatural; it surpasses the wrath of Achilles and the malignity of Shylock.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
By a preternatural light in the chamber he observed distinctly everything around him.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
And so peculiar were diseases, that the physicians declared their patients' troubles were preternatural.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
The mobility of air seems almost preternatural, when the proper conditions for setting a current in motion are supplied.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XV., NO. 388, JUNE 9, 1883VARIOUS
Those whom Nature had depicted as merely quaint became grotesque, the grotesque became preternatural; for all was in extremity.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
But Mr. Rae was already bidding Mrs. Dunn goodnight, with a face of preternatural gravity.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
When the disguised Queen of Love appeared before Aeneas a preternatural perfume accompanied her presence and betrayed her quality.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY

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