For how can a man, with thrilling, and burning, and exaltation, recite the following and still be mere mortal
earth, a bit of fugitive force, an evanescent form?
It is a fine, airy, silver wine, such as fairies may drink at their revels, unharmed of it; but when a mere mortal
sips of it, it mounts straightway to his brain, to the undoing of his daylight common sense.
She had formerly been a mere mortal
, but had been since raised to the rank of a marine goddess.
It seems almost beyond mere mortal
perversity that I should have discovered, in what he had just said, a new opportunity of making myself personally disagreeable to him.
With what greater latitude, then, should we appraise the exact shade of mere mortal
man, with his many passions and his miserable ingenuity in error, always dazzled by the base glitter of mixed motives, everlastingly betrayed by a short-sighted wisdom.
And if they have reserved it, as priests tell us, to themselves, it is because they hold it an enjoyment too precious for the possession of mere mortals
Unfathomable to mere mortals
is the lore of fiends.
NICOLE Kidman and Will Ferrell star in BEWITCHED (PG, 102mins), an amusing update of the classic comedy TV series about a mere mortal
married to a witch.
Could it be that Bono is just a mere mortal
after all and is starting to show his age?
MOORE must have sold his soul to the devil or something, coz this man can play guitar like no mere mortal
should ever be able to play guitar.
Because when you're a mere mortal
and you have to get on dirty buses and trains, or put the rubbish out on the way to work, they really don't stay white for long.
I am only a mere mortal
who smokes and have no human rights.