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  1. Over what remained of nearly every countenance seemed to hover a suggestion of that strange, leonine look which was so strongly marked in the case of Mangele; and to the Magistrate it seemed as if this were the only relief from a horror almost too absolute to look upon for long and keep his senses. - "By Veldt and Kopje" by William Charles Scully
  2. He put to sea only with seven ships of Corinth, two of Corcyra, and a tenth which was furnished by the Leucadians; and when he was now entered into the deep by night, and carried with a prosperous gale, the heaven seemed all on a sudden to break open, and a bright spreading flame to issue forth from it, and hover over the ship he was in; and, having formed itself into a torch, not unlike those that are used in the mysteries, it began to steer the same course, and run along in their company, guiding them by its light to that quarter of Italy where they designed to go ashore. - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans" by Clough, Arthur Hugh