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magic carpet

(in fairy stories) a carpet capable of transporting people through the air
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  • Wouldn't you like the magic carpet that flew with you wherever you wished to be?


    Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  • "Time for the magic carpet to come to earth," she said gaily.

    Gladiator Philip Wylie
  • It makes reality of the magic carpet in the Arabian Nights Tales.

    Nasby in Exile David R. Locke
  • I had to come off my magic carpet and walk once more in the world.

    Tono Bungay H. G. Wells
  • People were eager to take their places upon his magic carpet.

    The Way of Ambition Robert Hichens
  • You said those letters were your "magic carpet," on which you travelled with us.

    Everyman's Land C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • We could be back to lunch, and I should so like him to see the magic carpet.

    The Mysterious Shin Shira George Edward Farrow
  • Said an Afrite of the Railway as we passed in our magic carpet: 'You've no notion of the size of our tourist-traffic.

  • When we sat down our seat became the magic carpet, and we alighted among the druids in an enchanted wood.

    Edgar Saltus: The Man

    Marie Saltus
  • The sky would have told us we were in Italy if we had come on a magic carpet without a compass or a time-table.

    A Voyage of Consolation Sara Jeannette Duncan

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