Edward could spell nearly all the words in his primer, and he could read quite well.
Anger awoke her from the odd spell he seemed to cast over her.
Certainly, to mix metaphors, a spell has been broken.
Though such a potent spell seemed secretly to join the twain; openly, and to the awe-struck crew, they seemed pole-like asunder.
Nevertheless, it was the only sign she ever made for water, and not until she had learned to spell the word with her fingers did she forget the spoken symbol.
After spending a few days in Evangeline's country, about which Longfellow's beautiful poem has woven a spell of enchantment, Miss Sullivan and I went to Halifax, where we remained the greater part of the summer.
He had quarrelled with Austria; Russia was persecuting its Catholic subjects; France was under the spell of Gambetta and his doctrine that clericalism was the enemy; Spain and Belgium followed France; even Switzerland was waging a Kulturkampf on a small scale.
The extent and glamour of his empire exercised a potent spell on western Europe.
Her demon stirred in lazy agitation, as if still under the spell of Jame.
She pinned it round her neck and made the sign for cake (it didn't occur to her to spell the word, you see).