enchantments were believed to be operated by means of goats, and other monsters, which were always represented with a goat's head.
Your body flutters like a rich curtain before the door of enchantments.
The enchantments are supplanted by a Spirit proceeding from that Father, a Spirit of truth.
Her body fluttering like a rich curtain before the door of enchantments.
Their enchantments in this case seem to have had no favorable effect.
She was like a curtain fluttering before the door of enchantments.
Again, it was a part of the system of witchcraft that drawing blood from a witch rendered her enchantments ineffectual.
Bring it to me and I will place it like a gate before the door of enchantments.
But the Black Forest made good its reputation for enchantments.
Carl's own home was not adapted to the enchantments of a boy's reading.
late 13c., from Old French encantement, from enchanter "bewitch, charm," from Latin incantare, literally "enchant, cast a (magic) spell upon," from in- "upon, into" (see in- (2)) + cantare "to sing" (see chant (v.)). Figurative sense of "alluring" is from 1670s. Cf. Old English galdor "song," also "spell, enchantment," from galan "to sing," source of the second element in nightingale.
(1.) The rendering of Hebrew _latim_ or _lehatim_, which means "something covered," "muffled up;" secret arts, tricks (Ex. 7:11, 22; 8:7, 18), by which the Egyptian magicians imposed on the credulity of Pharaoh. (2.) The rendering of the Hebrew _keshaphim_, "muttered spells" or "incantations," rendered "sorceries" in Isa. 47:9, 12, i.e., the using of certain formulae under the belief that men could thus be bound. (3.) Hebrew _lehashim_, "charming," as of serpents (Jer. 8:17; comp. Ps. 58:5). (4.) Hebrew _nehashim_, the enchantments or omens used by Balaam (Num. 24:1); his endeavouring to gain omens favourable to his design. (5.) Hebrew _heber_ (Isa. 47:9, 12), "magical spells." All kinds of enchantments were condemned by the Mosaic law (Lev. 19:26; Deut. 18:10-12). (See DIVINATION.)