White witch

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • White witch a witch or wizard whose supernatural powers are supposed to be exercised for good and beneficent purposes.
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Usage

In literature:

She was afraid of ghosts, witches, and magicians; if a cat ran across the street in front of her, she turned as white as chalk.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
This White Angel would sometimes rescue the children, from going in with the witches.
"Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather" by Charles W. Upham
Betsey admitted to being a witch, but claimed only to be a white witch.
"The Birthright" by Joseph Hocking
The King would have liked to have the Magician executed but the White Witch warned him that this would never do.
"The Magic World" by Edith Nesbit
IN THE WHITE WITCH'S HUT.
"One Snowy Night" by Emily Sarah Holt
Know you not that men call me the white witch?
"In Doublet and Hose" by Lucy Foster Madison
This \White Angel\, would sometimes rescue the Children, from \Going in\, with the Witches.
"The Wonders of the Invisible World" by Cotton Mather
We called her the White Witch, she was so pretty and so full of mischief.
"Wee Wifie" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
They were sent by the vision of the white priest to find a witch woman.
"The Flute of the Gods" by Marah Ellis Ryan
But there are witches and witches," said Judy; "black and white, you know, and good and bad.
"Trading" by Susan Warner
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In poetry:

How should he know the wily witch,
With sweet white face and raven hair?
Who by her art bewitched his heart
And held him there.
"Morgan le Fay" by Madison Julius Cawein
'There is a ghost of murder in your blood—
Coming or past, I know not which.
And here is danger—a woman with sea-green eyes,
And white-skinned as a witch . . .'
"The House Of Dust: Part 02: 04: " by Conrad Potter Aiken
Riseth a waft as of summer air,
Floating upon it what moveth there?
Faint as the light of stars and wan
As snow at night when the moon is gone,
It is the white-witch risen once more.
"The Sleep of Sigismund" by Jean Ingelow
Now good sooth doth counsel fail,
Ah this queen is pale, so pale.
'Love,' she sigheth, 'thou didst not well
Listening to the white-witch fell,
Leaving her doth thee advance
Thy plum褠cap of maintenance.'
"The Sleep of Sigismund" by Jean Ingelow
ESTHER
They've passed: there's no one now beside us.
And will you take my hand? You used to call me
A white witch, but there is no witchery
In this plain hand of mine!
You've told a double story, Doctor Swift.
"Swift's Pastoral" by Padraic Colum
"His thoughts are whirling with the Snow:
His eyes get dizzy and dim!
And on the path, 'twixt him and night,
Now dancing left, now dancing right,
It seems a white Witch-Woman doth go,
With white hand beckoning him!
"A Winter's Tale For The Little Ones." by Gerald Massey

In news:

Researchers Find Anti-inflammatory Benefits in White Tea, Witch Hazel and Rose.
The White Witch with Aslan.
Anne Hathaway cast spells playing the White Witch in Alice In Wonderland.
Wrath of the White Witch .
Ivoux The White Witch Frozen.
The white marlin hit a Sea Witch lure with a weighted J- hook in water just over 71 degrees.
Someone needs an old white witch .
The White House isn't commenting on Sunday's appeal from Julian Assange that the US end what he calls a "witch hunt" against his website, WikiLeaks.
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