In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- As far into the distance as I'm able to see there are ghosts and wraiths, rank upon rank of them, progressively grey and formless, still, silent, and waiting with solemn eyes to see what we will do with the world they left behind them.
- The stage is designer Andy Klunder's evocation of a World War I blue remembered battlefield, peopled by a ghostly lost generation in sad tin hats and mouldy cloth, their women anonymous wraiths in caps and shrouds.
- Moreover fictional ghosts take many forms, from the recognizably human to the fearfully alien: insubstantial wraiths, or corporeal creatures with the ability to inflict gross physical harm.
- The form stepped forward out of the corner, condensing from the darkness into a head, shoulders, and indiscernible body cloaked in some material light and impatient in movement as the summer wraiths in this part of the world.
- He was also superstitious, explaining that the fox's tail he fastened to his saddle was for good luck, and the blue and brown beads he wore around his wrist were meant to ward off wraiths and evil spirits.
- Loyd says he has been personally informed by an actual ghost that these wraiths are ‘balls of energy,’ so masses of meters and detectors would seem essential to such investigations.
- Despite the insubstantial nature of the wraith, it appeared opaque enough, and stood in the center of the study's hardwood floor with its wings fully outstretched.
- Instead, the Moon Beings became like wraiths, cloudy figures always shrouded by a misty covering-willing to do anything their master asked.
- Once inside the building, both Evoke and Max could feel the spirits and wraiths, but Evoke could feel the more powerful ones.
- I could almost see the wraith of our dear ‘Elder Brother’ hovering over them.
- In Tolkien's mythical Middle Earth, evil is personified by Sauron, a dark wraith whose shadow reaches out for the one ring of power he can use to bring every living creature under his dominion.
- She was filled with a strange mixture of awe and fear at seeing Erik's skill with the sword, almost that he wasn't a man at all, but a ghostly night wraith.
- Finally satisfied with the job that they had done, Loren and his militia gunmen gathered up their weapons and disappeared like wraiths into the darkness.
- The wraiths and phantoms creep under your carpets and between the warp and weft of fabric, they lurk in wardrobes and lie flat under drawer-liners.
- Dalrion appeared out of the shadows to my left, reminding me strongly of a wraith - mysterious and silent.
- In his mythology, those who use the Ring will become disembodied wraiths, but will still have physical as well as spiritual powers.
- The faces of Efia, Ynsandrailia, Kjarian, and Zlatthanalian were within the dream, but they were faded, like wraiths.
- In keeping with the Batman myth established in the 30's comics, Wayne Senior is killed in a random street robbery, surviving only as a moral wraith tormenting the conscience of his orphaned son.
- It wasn't the wordless lyrics of death of the wraith, but it was very close, and Jeremy had the sickening feeling that it was a call to arms.
- They had their hoods drawn in the manner of their kind, and like vultures over a battlefield or perhaps like wraiths over a grave, they hovered over him to see if he was hurt.
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