Sentence Examples with the word evil eye

Many pagan beliefs linger on in the country, where vampires, witches and the evil eye are dreaded by all.

The attention of antiquarians to the charms against the Evil Eye used by the inhabitants of the Neapolitan provinces was first drawn in 1888, when it was shown that they were all derived from the survival of ancient classical legends which had sprung from various sources in connexion with classical sites in the neighbourhood.

Belief in the evil eye or shadow is universal, and spirit-raisers, soothsayers and rain-doctors are in repute.

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The peasants believe in charms and omens, in vampires, were-wolves, ghosts, the evil eye and vile or white-robed spirits of the earth, air, stream and mountain, with hoofs like a goat and henna-dyed nails and hair.