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sword and sorcery

A literary genre that depicts adventures with elements of fantasy, such as magic and dragons. My little brother gets totally absorbed in the imaginary lands of sword and sorcery novels. I'm a realistic fiction kind of gal—sword and sorcery books just don't hold my interest.
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Official court documents stated that man was arrested after the Arab woman complained to authorities that he had provided her with sorcery medicines that he claimed would bring blessings to her and also protect her from the evil eye.
I will start out by clarifying that I do not believe sorcery exists in the sense of a person casting a spell on another person, and I presume most of the physicians in my lectures share my position.
admitted that she had stuck pins in the photos because she wanted to make her sponsor's children love her through practising sorcery.
The court of first instance heard her sponsor found she was practising sorcery when he went to investiA[degrees]gate the alleged theft.
Speaking about the public display of sorcery, Abdulaziz Al-Baghdadi, a lawyer and legal adviser, says that in legal terms "the act of sorcery is criminalized according to the Yemeni Penal Code.
Muhammad bin Bakr Al-Alawi, meanwhile, was beheaded on Tuesday for sorcery and other similar offenses.
Last year, the Federal National Council called for tougher penalties for those practising sorcery, saying that the practice goes against Sharia.
People said because it was sorcery it should be taken to the relevant person and have the curse broken before it's thrown away.
Magic, sorcery and the practice of charms have as a purpose obtaining different states of affairs, by manipulating a special causality, which transgresses the natural with its normal space-time.
After a spate of violent crimes involving murder or rape and often related to sorcery, Papua New Guinea's parliament this week voted to reinstate the death penalty, a move condemned by Amnesty International.
Sorcery has been developed - for more than two years in total - to be the first in a second wave of titles for the motion controller which promise to be actually playable.
In 2009 the Lebanese talk show host, Ali Hussain Sibat, was sentenced to death for sorcery because he claimed to predict the future on his TV show.
She is accused of using sorcery to invoke the disease but Cage believes the claims are false.
After the funeral, mourners headed to the church, claiming it to be a center for sorcery, and burnt it down.
In this paper I discuss the riot and its aftermath which included extensive police measures and the use of a sorcery technique by a small group of young men to deflect the violence of the police when the Vanuatu Mobile Force (1) descended on their settlement.