silver bullet

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  • Info In folklore, a bullet cast from silver is often the only weapon that is effective against a werewolf, witch, or other monsters.
  • The third day the prince went down with his gun and a silver bullet in it. Cited from Celtic Fairy Tales, by Joseph Jacobs (coll. & ed
  • Eventually, almost everyone accepted that no silver bullet would ever be found.
  • Yet, claims about silver bullets pop up now and again, even today.
  • "Well, why don't you get a silver bullet and try again?" Cited from Pearl of Pearl Island, by John Oxenham
  • She flashed like a silver bullet along the white line that stretched beyond sight.
  • Silver Bullet provided advertising and promotion of the project on their site at no charge.
  • According to popular ideas, I should make a silver bullet, but I have no silver with me. Cited from How I Found Livingstone, by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  • Yet, there are no silver bullets for any other profession, either.
  • We are not looking for the "silver bullet" that will solve all problems.
  • Tom submits the remaining group to one final test: put a silver bullet in the mouth.
  • It has been treated, at times, as a design silver bullet, which has led to problems in its usage.
  • Some interpret no silver bullet to mean that software engineering failed.
  • At the end of the war the dog was shot, allegedly with a silver bullet.
  • He is seemingly killed by a silver bullet fired into his heart by Helen.
  • The ride was made smaller with the construction of Silver Bullet.
  • The Norwegians say that silver bullets were cast on purpose to kill him. Cited from Charles Philip Yorke, by Lady Biddulph of Ledbury
  • He must come and shoot the whale with a silver bullet when he turns on the broad of his back. Cited from Celtic Fairy Tales, by Joseph Jacobs (coll. & ed
  • When the beast is at last killed with silver bullets, it is found to be part man and part wolf.
  • However his plans were discovered and Father tracked him down and shot him in the head and the heart with two silver bullets.
  • Shortly afterwards, he committed suicide -- according to legend, by shooting himself with a silver bullet.
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