Cotton Mather, a very learned and eminent clergyman, believed that the whole country was full of witches and wizards, who had given up their hopes of heaven, and signed a covenant with the evil one.
Dear Grandfather," cried little Alice, clinging closer to his knee, "is it true that witches ever come in the night-time to frighten little children?
Even if there were any witches, they would flee away from the presence of a pure-hearted child.
The English, they had heard, were a perfectly mad people, who would not let honest farmers kill witches in peace.
THEREFORE she and I are witches, because we gave thee shelter.
But," said Dorothy, after a moment's thought, "Aunt Em has told me that the witches were all dead--years and years ago.
In the civilized countries I believe there are no witches left, nor wizards, nor sorceresses, nor magicians.
But once upon a time four Witches leagued together to depose the king and rule the four parts of the kingdom themselves; so when the Ruler, my grandfather, was hunting one day, one Wicked Witch named Mombi stole him and carried him away, keeping him a close prisoner.
But, at that time," said the Wizard, thoughtfully, "there were two Good Witches and two Wicked Witches ruling in the land.
The Wicked Witch appears in The Yellow Brick Road (1939) and the list includes the Hammer horror The Witches
(1966), Witchfinder General (1968), the Witches
of Eastwick (1987) and the film (1990) of Roald Dahl's book The Witches
Additionally, The Switch Witches
have partnered with Mommy Nearest, a mobile app service that strives to make parenting easier by bringing communities together, to host four candy drop-off play dates the first week of November.
THERE were once three witches
, McDoodle, Dando'lion and Frizzysocks.
Adorable detailed illustrations featuring green little witches
and many other fun features express and complement the bouncy verve and charm of the witty verse narrative of "Back to School, Picky Little Witch
They reflect the premise of "Witches
of East End,'' a series beginning Sunday on Lifetime and based on the best-selling novel by Melissa de la Cruz: that a family of witches
, the Beauchamps, has lived in a small Long Island, N.
Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and feisty sister Gretel (Gemma Arterton) had their first encounter with witches
as children when they stumbled into a house made of candy.