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  • She wanted to know what the devil was going on.

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  • Like the choice between the devil and the deep blue sea.

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  • The monkish garb was revealed by Satan to Peter at the baptism, when it was the devil, the ruler of this world, who, so costumed, leaned forward and said, This is my beloved son.

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  • He could have told her he was the devil and that he now owned her soul, and she would have stayed there, wondering if he'd kiss her.

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  • "Now, you have a choice to make," the devil said with a calm smile.

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  • She shuddered to her core at the evil peering through his gaze, feeling very much like the devil was offering her a deal without telling her the price.

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  • The devil left, and an angry Talon hauled her up, sinking his teeth into her arm again.

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  • The devil looked around.

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  • She'd do anything for him, even if the devil took her soul!

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  • The devil only knows!

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  • Met the devil himself and decided I'd had enough of this shit.

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  • He paused and then snatched her arm, following the devil as he walked down a sidewalk full of frozen figures.

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  • Stop there, you devil with the cart!

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  • The devil skin your Emperor.

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  • But give the devil his due, he paid his way.

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  • Though his eyes were still dark, the devil appeared calm.

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  • "He used to be the devil but he found God," said the spokesman.

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  • Sewing and crocheting are inventions of the devil, I think.

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  • His eyes twinkled with the very devil, but his expression and tone were incredulous.

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  • If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.

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  • "Now for you," the devil said, facing Bianca.

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  • Bianca looked fearfully at the pregnant blonde, whose blood already soaked her clothing, then at the waiting devil beside her.

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  • "If it is some form of code, it must have been the devil to write," Dean said but before his wife could answer, there was a noise on the stairs.

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  • A few years later William of Malmesbury adds a love adventure at Cordova, a compact with the devil, the story of a speaking statue that foretold Gerbert's death at Jerusalem - a prophecy fulfilled, somewhat as in the case of Henry IV.

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  • She didn't look at him, afraid of finding the devil himself in front of her.

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  • Others, as most legislators, politicians, lawyers, ministers, and office-holders, serve the state chiefly with their heads; and, as they rarely make any moral distinctions, they are as likely to serve the devil, without intending it, as God.

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  • "Who the devil has put the logs on the road?" snarled he.

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  • And what devil made me go to that wat?

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  • But the devil knows what this is.

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  • Do go somewhere, anywhere... to the devil!" he exclaimed, and immediately seizing him by the shoulder and looking amiably into his face, evidently wishing to soften the rudeness of his words, he added, "Don't be hurt, my dear fellow; you know I speak from my heart as to an old acquaintance."

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  • Before the blonde could run, the devil snatched her.

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  • "Get outta the car," the devil ordered.

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  • "Don't ever call me that," the devil snarled.

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  • A similar scene flashed before Kris.  One from long ago, when another blond woman had fallen to the devil that was his brother.

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  • How the devil do I know who?

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  • Taran accepted, never believing anything could make him ally with the devil he meant to kill.

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  • "They'll come to me, my friend," the devil replied with a small smile.

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  • "You were right on about meeting the devil himself," Jenn answered.

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  • Am I so bad that I end up married to the devil?

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  • Send him to the devil, I'm busy! he shouted to Lavrushka, who went up to him not in the least abashed.

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  • "Ah, may the devil take you and evewybody," were the last words Rostov heard.

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  • With his hair mussed and his youthful features, he didn't look like the devil she knew him to be.

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  • The chief names in this advanced theology connected with Cartesian doctrines are Ludwig Meyer, the friend and editor of Spinoza, author of a work termed Philosophia scripturae interpres (1666); Balthasar Bekker, whose World Bewitched helped to discredit the superstitious fancies about the devil; and Spinoza, whose Tractatus theologico-politicus is in some respects the classical type of rational criticism up to the present day.

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  • - Front View of Skull of the Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus ursinus) to exhibit polyprotodont type of dentition.

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  • On the Scheldt, near the Place Laurent, is the Geerard-duivelsteen (château of Gerard the Devil), a 13th-century tower formerly belonging to one of the patrician families, now restored and used as the office of the provincial records.

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  • Clemens accuses Basilides of a deification of the Devil (Oast etv Ten) 8c&f30Xov), and regards as his two dogmas that of the Devil and that of the transmigration of souls (Strom.

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  • He died on the 15th of May 913, one tradition saying he was struck by lightning, and another that he was thrown alive by the devil into the crater of Mount Etna.

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  • After Christ has appeared from heaven in the guise of a warrior, and vanquished the antichristian world-power, the wisdom of the world and the devil, those who have remained steadfast in the time of the last catastrophe, and have given up their lives for their faith, shall be raised up, and shall reign with Christ on this earth as a royal priesthood for one thousand years.

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  • Ordericus Vitalis improves this legend by details of an interview with the devil, who prophesied Gerbert's threefold elevation in the famous line that Gerbert's contemporaries attributed to the pope himself: Transit in R.

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  • Similarly the Armenian writer Gregory Magistros (c. 1040) accuses the Thonraki of teaching that "Moses saw not God, but the devil," and infers thence that they held Satan to be creator of heaven and earth, as well as of mankind.

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  • They have sequenced the cacao tree, the mosquito, coral, the Tasmanian devil, the bald eagle, the leafcutter ant, a germ that attacks wheat plants, and the extinct woolly mammoth.

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  • She was effectively trapped in Hell with the devil for eternity.

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  • 24)to the devil (the serpent of Gen.

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  • is, for the first time in literature, identified with the devil ("Diabolos," ii.

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  • He was the bastard son of Robert the Devil, duke of Normandy, by Arletta, the daughter of a tanner at Falaise.

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  • 23 f.) that God created man for immortality (that is, apparently, on earth) and made him an image of his own being, but through the envy of the devil death came into the world, yet (iii.

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  • The service lasted just under an hour and consisted mostly of Reverend Humphries preaching against giving in to the devil's temptation for wicked bodily desires.

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  • She felt the poison in Talon's blood, but whatever poison ran in the devil's body was inseparable from him.

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  • Oh, and the devil.

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  • Dusty can definitely kill the devil.

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  • This guy was the devil.

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  • "He can't enter," he said harshly, angry gaze on the devil.

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  • The devil's smile grew as his cold eyes took all of them and settled on Bianca's necklace.

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  • The devil's cold dark eyes flared and turned black.

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  • She had no choice but to trust the devil.

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  • She put her hair down to hide the mark, horrified by the idea of belonging to the devil.

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  • She slept with the devil.

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  • Her heart slammed into her chest at the thought of confronting the devil.

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  • In a deal with her mate, who just happened to be the devil.

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  • Speak of the devil.

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  • He didn't have the pointed teeth of a demon, which she hoped was indication enough she wasn't about to make a deal with the devil.

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  • Her courage almost gave out at the idea of walking into the devil's personal hangout.

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  • Shipton is a devil.

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  • He quirked a brow, and the dark eyes twinkled with the very devil.

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  • Katie raised a dark brow, her eyes twinkling with the very devil.

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  • The name "flock" is given to a material formed of wool or cotton refuse, or of shreds of old woollen or cotton rags, torn by a machine known as a "devil."

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  • Luther contemptuously dismissed him as a "devil's mouth."

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  • East and west of the mountain and a little in advance of it are lesser hills, the Devil's Peak (3300 ft.) being to the east and Lion's Head (2100 ft.) to the west.

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  • Tipperary, Ireland, pleasantly situated on undulating ground connecting the Devil's Bit and the Slieve Bloom mountains.

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  • Into these regions descended Hibil the brilliant, in the power of Mana rabba, just as in the Manichaean mythology the "primal man," armed with the elements of the king of light, descends to a contest with the primal devil.

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  • In the vicinity is a cliff or ridge of rock called Teufelsmauer (Devil's wall), from which fine views are obtained across the plain and into the deep gorges of the Harz Mountains.

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  • Robert The Devil >>

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  • (5) Christ when about to be baptized, was not first made to turn to the west and renounce the devil and blow upon him, nor again to turn to the east and make a compact with God.

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  • In the cave the saint held his famous colloquy with the devil, in which Satan was worsted and contemptuously dismissed.

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  • At the Mermaid Ben Jonson had such companions as Shakespeare, Raleigh, Beaumont, Fletcher, Carew, Donne, Cotton and Selden, but at the Devil in Fleet Street, where he started the Apollo Club, he was omnipotent.

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  • The phrase, "devil's advocate," has by an easy transference come to be used of any one who puts himself up, or is put up, for the sake of promoting debate, to argue a case in which he does not necessarily believe.

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  • The latter commemorates, according to tradition, the fowl which was the first living being to cross the bridge and thus fell a prey to the devil, who in hope of a nobler victim had sold his assistance to the architect.

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  • That evils are to be shunned, because they are of the devil and from the devil.

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  • The form Drakul - devil - by which this line is known in history is no doubt a nickname given by the rival line.

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  • To 1726 also belongs The Political History of the Devil.

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  • Bohn's "British Classics" includes the novels (except the third part of Robinson Crusoe), The History of the Devil, The Storm, and a few political pamphlets, also the undoubtedly spurious Mother Ross.

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  • To the beginning of the 13th century the popular superstitions regarding sorcery, witchcraft and compacts with the devil were condemned by the ecclesiastical authorities as heathenish, sinful and heretical.

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  • to a parishioner who denied the personality of the devil.

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  • It was maintained at the bar that the denial of the most fundamental doctrines of Christianity would not be a lawful cause for such rejection, but the judgment only queries whether a denial of the personality of the devil or eternal punishment is consistent with membership of the church.

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  • The process was usually explained as the result of the action of a spirit, angel or devil, and many unessential formulae, invocations, "calls," written charms with cabbalistic signs, and fumigations, were employed.

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  • It is a good-humoured satire upon marriage, the devil being forced to admit that hell itself is preferable to his wife's company.

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  • For every one who shall not confess that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is antichrist; and whosoever shall not confess the testimony of the Cross is of the devil; and whosoever shall pervert the oracles of the Lord to his own lusts and say that there is neither resurrection nor judgment, that man is the first-born of Satan.

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  • After he had undergone the ceremony of degradation with all the childish formalities usual on such occasions, his soul was formally consigned by all those present to the devil, while he himself with clasped hands and uplifted eyes reverently committed it to Christ.

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  • high, which projects but slightly seawards, is the Devil's Peak, that to the west the Lion's Head (over 2000 ft.

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  • On the west they extend about 3 m., by Green Point to Sea Point, between the sea and the foot of the Lion's Rump; on the east they run round the foot of the Devil's Peak, by Woodstock, Mowbray, Rondebosch, Newlands, Claremont, &c., to Wynberg, a distance of 7 m.

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  • The government was frankly theocratic. Said Winthrop (1637): " We see not that any should have authority to set up any other exercises besides what authority bath already set up "; and a synod at Cambridge in 1637 catalogued eighty-two " opinions, some blasphemous, others erroneous and all unsafe," besides nine " unwholesome expressions," all of which were consigned " to the devil of hell from whence they came."

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  • Thus they regard the devil as the creative agent of the Supreme God, a reinstated fallen angel who is the author of evil.

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  • But in Tobit we find Asmodaeus the evil demon, TO 7rovrlpov Sac,uoviov, who strangles Sarah's husbands, and also a general reference to " a devil or evil spirit," 77/€144,a.

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  • 21); " ye are from your father the devil " (viii.

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  • I, 4) death is traced to the envy of the devil, still implying an exalted view of Adam.

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  • 2) the "great dragon," who persecuted the woman "clothed with the sun," is identified with "the old serpent, that is called the Devil and Satan."

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  • From Devil's Point, a sharp promontory on the north bank - up to which place the water is salt - the river widens considerably and enters the Atlantic, in about 132° N.

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  • He is, however, also the devil, as the age of the Reformation conceived him: a fallen angel who has not forgotten the splendour of his first estate, and who pictures to Faust the glories of heaven, in order to accentuate the horrors of the hell to which he triumphantly drags him.

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  • He is also identified with the devil; thus, in accordance with old German tradition, he is dressed as a nobleman (ein edler Junker), all in red, with a little cape of stiff silk, a cock's feather in his hat, and a long pointed sword; at the witches' Sabbath on the Brocken he is hailed as "the knight with the horse's hoof," and Sybel in Auerbach's Keller is not too drunk not to notice that he limps.

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  • 3 He is, in short, not the devil of Christian orthodoxy, a spirit conscious of the good against which he is in revolt, but akin to the Evil Principle of the older dualistic systems, with their conception of the eternal antagonism between good and evil, light and darkness, creation and destruction.

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  • To him salvation bears a double aspect, involving both release from the control of the devil and the transformation of man's nature by the indwelling of the Divine.

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  • In fact, the Persian religion throughout all its multitude of purifications, observances and expiations was a constant warfare against impurity, death and the devil.

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  • At a subsequent confederation, held at Lublin in June, Zebrzydowski was reinforced by another great nobleman, Stanislaus Stadnicki, called the Devil, who "had more crimes on his conscience than hairs on his head," and was in the habit of cropping the ears and noses of small squires and chaining his serfs to the walls of his underground dungeons for months at a time.

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  • Micas and other platy minerals (such as chlorite), which naturally grow most rapidly on their edges, would show this tendency best, and such minerals usually form a large part of the best slates; but even Sketch (by Du Noyer) of a block of variegated slate from Devil's Glen, Co.

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  • "An Englishman Italianate," ran the current jingle, "is a devil incarnate," and Elizabeth was well versed in Italian scholarship and statecraft.

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  • On the Lednock are the falls of the Devil's Cauldron and on the Turret and its feeders several graceful cascades.

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  • According to Daub (Judas Ischariot, oder Betrachtungen Tiber das Bose im Verhaltniss zum Guten, 1816, 1818) Judas was "an incarnation of the devil," to whom "mercy and blessedness are alike impossible."

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  • After a preliminary examination of all possible different attempts at a solution of the problem of evil, the attempt is here made to represent the devil as an instrument of God.

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  • Christ and the devil are the two hands of God, Christ the right hand, and the devil the left, the devil having power over this world-epoch and Christ over the next.

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  • The devil here assumes very much the characteristics of the punishing and just God of the Old Testament, and the prospect is even held out of his ultimate pardon.

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  • Her mother, Agatha Southill, was a reputed witch, and Ursula from her infancy was regarded by the neighbours as "the Devil's child."

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  • Shortly after his marriage Eric issued a circular ordering a general thanksgiving for his delivery from the assaults of the devil.

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  • But if the first human beings thus stood entirely under the dominion of the devil, the glorious spirits took them under their care from the very outset, sending aeons down to them (including Jesus), who instructed them regarding their nature, and in particular warned Adam against sensuality.

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  • The religion which had proceeded from the historical Jesus he repudiated together with its founder, and Catholicism as well as Judaism he looked upon as a religion of the devil.

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  • So may the Devil I Respite their souls from Heaven!"; Hellas, 657, "Bask in the [deep] blue noon divine"; Julian and Maddalo, 218, where "Moans, shrieks, and curses, and blaspheming prayers" is absent in the earlier editions though required for the rhyme; so lines 299-301 of the Letter to Maria Gisborne.

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  • But when Christ opened to me how He was tempted by the same devil, and overcame him and bruised his head, and that through Him, and His power, light, grace and spirit, I should overcome also, I had confidence in Him; so He it was that opened to me, when I was shut up and had no hope nor faith.

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  • Perhaps this, as well as his meddling with astrology, caused him to be charged with practising magic, the particular accusations being that he brought back into his purse, by the aid of the devil, all the money he paid away, and that he possessed the philosopher's stone.

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  • Redemption was thought of as still future, as the power of the devil had not been broken but rather increased by the First Advent, and the Second Advent was necessary to his complete overthrow.

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  • Origen taught that a germ of the spiritual body is in the present body, and its development depends on the character, that perfect bliss is reached only by stages, that the evil are purified by pain, conscience being symbolized by fire, and that all, even the devil himself, will at last be saved.

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  • The place is a centre for artists, geologists and botanists, for the ascent of Snowdon, Moel Siabod, Glydyr Fawr, Glydyr Fach, Tryfan, &c., and for visiting Llyn Ogwen, Llyn Idwal, Twll du (Devil's Kitchen), Nant Ffrancon and the Penrhyn quarries.

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  • Even Zamoyski who had placed him on the throne complained that the king was possessed by a dumb devil.

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  • south of Muscat the port of Kuryat is again connected with the inland valleys by the wadi Hail, leading to the gorges of the wadi Thaika or "Devil's Gap."

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  • In the vicinity are Devil's Lake (3 m.

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  • He was at liberty, after thirty years of anxiety and drudgery, to indulge his constitutional indolence, to lie in bed till two in the afternoon, and to sit up talking till four in the morning, without fearing either the printer's devil or the sheriff's officer.

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  • The promoter of the faith, popularly called the "devil's advocate" (advocates diaboli), is the defendant, whose official duty is to point out to the tribunal the weak points of the case.

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  • (including the qualified dualism of the two kingdoms - the present one of the devil, and the future one of the angelic Christ - which appears also in the Periodoi, cf.

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  • Their summits are open and covered with heath but their flanks and the lower ground are magnificently wooded The hills are deeply scored by steep and picturesque valleys, o which the most remarkable is the Devil's Punch Bowl, a hollo of regular form on the west flank of Hindhead.

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  • They believe in a better life hereafter, but have no idea of a hell or a devil, their evil spirits only tormenting them in the present state.

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  • the traditional documents of the church as mortal sin, became the unwilling instruments for the propagation of what they regarded as works of the devil.

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  • The mannerisms and grotesque exaggerations of his writings annoyed persons of refinement, and suggest Matthew Arnold's advice to flee " Carlylese " as you would flee the devil.

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  • Other detached tracts cover a considerable space in Annandale, one of them ascending the deep defile, known as the Devil's Beef Tub, at the head of that valley.

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  • Mayflies and dragon-flies danced in the sunlight; lizards darted across the paths; and legions of spiders pervaded the grass, many very beautiful - frosted - silver backs, or curious, like the saltigrades, who took a few steps and then gave a leap. There were crickets in infinite numbers; and flies innumerable, from slim daddy-long-legs to ponderous, black, hairy fellows known to science as Dejeaniae; hymenopterous insects in profusion, including our old friend the bishop of Ambato (possibly Dielis), in company with another formidable stinger, with chrome antennae, called by the natives ` the Devil '; and occasional Phasmas (caballo de palo) crawling painfully about, like animated twigs."

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  • The roots of this eschatological fancy are to be sought perhaps still deeper in a purely mythological and speculative expectation of a battle at the end of days between God and the devil, which has no reference whatever to historical occurrences.

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  • Thus the opposition between God and the devil already plays a part in the Jewish groundwork of the Testaments of the Patriarchs, which was perhaps composed at the end of the period of the Maccabees.

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  • In this the name of the devil appears, besides the usual form (v aravas, &aj30Xos), especially as Belial (Beliar, probably, from Ps.

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  • 1): "And then will God's rule be made manifest over all his creatures, then will the devil have an end" (cf.

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  • This conception of the strife of God with the devil was further interwoven, before its introduction into the Antichrist myth, with another idea of different origin, namely, the myth derived from the Babylonian religion, of the battle of the supreme God (Marduk) with the dragon of chaos (Tiamat), originally a myth of the origin of things which, later perhaps, was changed into an eschatological one, again under Iranian influence?

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  • Thus it comes that the devil, the opponent of God, appears in the end often also in the form of a terrible dragonmonster; this appears most clearly in Rev. xii.

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  • Now it is possible that the whole conception of Antichrist has its final roots in this already complicated myth, that the form of the mighty adversary of God is but the equivalent in human form of the devil or of the dragon of chaos.

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  • Finally, it must be mentioned that Antichrist receives, at least in the later sources, the name originally proper to the devil himself.3 From the Jews, Christianity took over the idea.

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  • xiii.), which rises from the sea at the summons of the devil, be interpreted as the Roman empire, and, specially, as any particular Roman ruler, yet the original form of the malevolent tyrant of the latter time is completely preserved.

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  • In Church history a sect founded by Patricius (c. 387), teacher of Symmachus the Marcionite, are known as the Patricians; they believed that all flesh was made by the devil.

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  • The pieces which followed are: The Man of Destiny (written in 1895, played at Croydon in 1897 by Mr Murray Carson), a Napoleonic drama, which was revived at New York by Arnold Daly in 1904; You Never Can Tell (written in 1896, produced at the Strand Theatre in 1900), a farcical comedy; The Devil's Disciple (produced at New York by Richard Mansfield in 1897, and in London in 1899), the scene of which is laid in the War of American Independence, Caesar and Cleopatra (1898) and Captain Brassbound's Conversion (1898) - printed as Three Plays for Puritans (1900); The Admirable Bashville (Stage Society,' Imperial Theatre, 1903), a dramatization of Cashel Byron's Profession.

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  • About half a mile to the west of Boroughbridge there are three upright stones called the Devil's Arrows, which are of uncertain origin but probably of the Celtic period.

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  • On the question of the Atonement he regards the death of Christ as a sacrifice offered to God and not a ransom paid to the devil.

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  • Miltitz received the "golden rose" to give to Frederick, and was furnished with several letters in all of which the pope spoke of Luther as a "child of the devil."

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  • The bold and patriotic Crabbe contrived to board the bewitched flagship, and was seen apparently laying about him with an axe on the water - which the spectators took to be a proof either that he was mad, or that this was the devil in his shape.

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  • Chroniclers lavish on him the titles of "archipirata," "vir flagitiosissimus et nequissimus," and poets made him an associate of the devil.

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  • He has furnished some of the attributes of the ordinary conception of the devil.

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  • This tract, called " The Devil's Ball Room," proved the worst travelling of the whole trip. Next day in lat.

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  • The essence and mode of operation of original sin is concupiscence, which, as of the devil, subjects man in his natural state to the devil's dominion.

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  • Motawakkil, in 850, formulated an edict by which these sectaries were compelled to wear a distinctive dress and to distinguish their houses by a figure of the devil nailed to the door, excluding them at the same time from all public employments, and forbidding them to send their children to Moslem schools.

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  • By the former council his arguments were described as Pultes Scotorum (" Scots porridge") and commentum diaboli (" an invention of the devil").

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  • This purely secondary aspect of the serpent as the devil cannot be noticed here.

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  • 13 See Antichrist; Devil; Dragon.

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  • There is an obvious development from the serpent qua reptile to the deity or the devil, and that the original theriomorphic form is not at once forgotten can be seen in Zeus Meilichios, Aesculapius Amynos, in the Cretan snake-goddesses, or in the Buddhist topes illustrated by Fergusson.

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  • contains the Little Missouri Buttes and the Mato Tepee (or Devil's Tower), prominent erosion remnants of volcanic intrusions.

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  • For a thousand years the answer was " to the devil."

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  • St Anselm denied that any penalty was due to the devil, and in terms of feudal honour restated the problem.

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  • The Christian passages, which are poetically of no value, are evidently of literary origin, and may be of any date down to that of the extant MS. The curious passage which says that the subjects of Hrothgar sought deliverance from Grendel in prayer at the temple of the Devil, " because they knew not the true God," must surely have been substituted for a passage referring sympathetically to the worship of the ancient gods.

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  • However sweet this world seemed, however fair the flesh, both world and flesh were theoretically given over to the devil.

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  • Thinking as he did that the New World had been the undisturbed realm of Satan before the settlements were made in Massachusetts, he considered it natural that the Devil should make a peculiar effort to bring moral destruction on these godly invaders.

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  • In these texts God the Father is identified with the Zervan of Zarathustrism, the devil with Ahriman.

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  • the devil; while a third party, like Apelles, the most distinguished of Marcion's pupils, saw in the Demiurge only an apostate angel of the good God - thus returning to monotheism.

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  • As regards rival Isiac and Mithraic baptisms, he asserts that their waters are destitute of divine power; nay, are rather tenanted by the devil who in this matter sets himself to rival God.

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  • "The devil who till now ruled over us, we leave behind overwhelmed in the water."

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  • The course intersects the so-called Devil's Ditch or Dyke (sometimes also known as St Edmund's Dyke), an earthwork consisting of a ditch and mound stretching almost straight for 5 m.

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  • As in India, after the expulsion of Buddhism, the degrading worship of Siva and his dusky bride had been incorporated into Hinduism from the savage devil worship of Aryan and of non-Aryan tribes, so, as pure Buddhism died away in the north, the Tantra system, a mixture of magic and witchcraft and sorcery, was incorporated into the corrupted Buddhism.

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  • They further declared that all who affirmed that heresy existed in Bohemia were " liars, vile traitors and calumniators of Bohemia and Moravia, the worst of all heretics, full of all evil, sons of the devil."

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  • He evidently thinks that the times have not changed for the better - what with the frequency with which the devil is invoked in modern France, and the sinful expenditure common in the matter of embroidered silk coats.

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  • He left the service of the king of Canaan because the king feared the devil, and that of the devil because the devil feared the Cross.

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  • Saints and good people are always depicted full face, the devil and all bad folk are shown in profile.

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  • He was known in Walachia as Dracul, or the Devil, and has left a name in history as Vlad the Impaler.

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  • In the same pamphlet as the Sunday Epistle was published the legend of St Sisoe and sometimes that of Avestitza, - the former saved the children of his sister from the attacks of the devil, who had devoured them and had to restore them alive; the latter is the female child-stealing demon, who is prevented by an angel from carrying out her evil design.

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  • The stones are thrown in the name of Allah, and are generally thought to be directed at the devil.

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  • (The candidate for baptism, we further learn from his tract On Baptism, prepared himself by prayer, fasting and keeping of vigils.) Before stepping into the font, which both sexes did quite naked, the neophytes had to renounce the devil, his pomps and angels.

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  • But do thou flee, 0 Devil, for the judgment of God is at hand."

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  • The English prayer-book excludes them, as it also excludes the renunciation of the devil and all his angels, his pomps and works.

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  • - The Fathers themselves were the first to recognize that " the devil too had his sacraments," and that the Eleusinian, Isiac, Mithraic and other mystae used baptism in their rites of initiation.

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  • In the neighbourhood are the Alachua Sink, Payne's Prairie, Newman's Lake, the Devil's Mill Hopper and other objects of interest.

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  • The old sage who held that the first Whig was the Devil, was yet compelled to forgive Burke's politics for the sake of his magnificent gifts.

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  • Gregory of Nyssa) added that the devil was finely outwitted - attracted by the bait of Christ's humanity, but caught by the hidden hook of His divinity.

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  • If we assume a connexion between the two names, there is nothing to show how the god became in later times the devil.

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  • Thomas Bagley was accused of declaring that if in the sacrament a priest made bread into God, he made a God that can be eaten by rats and mice; that the pharisees of the day, the monks, and the nuns, and the friars and all other privileged persons recognized by the church were limbs of Satan; and that auricular confession to the priest was the will not of God but of the devil.

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  • version of the Scriptures for the devil, the "serpent" of Genesis.

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  • And this was the prayer of Christians, whose, baptismal oath pledged them to renounce "the devil and his works.

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  • They have since been adduced as Divine attestations of her saintship, but the sisterhood in the convent set them down to possession by a devil; her new departure was due in their eyes to no worthier motive than the desire to be peculiar and to be reputed better than other people.

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  • She had also visions of another description: she was shown hell with its horrors, and the devil would sit upon her breviary, belabour her with blows, and fill her cell with imps.

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  • Its grotesque external ornamentation earned for it the name of Duivelshuis, or devil's house.

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  • The Ulster annalists give a very different estimate of the great Talbot from that of Shakespeare: "A son of curses for his venom and a devil for his evils; and the learned say of him that there came not from the time of Herod, by whom Christ was crucified, any one so wicked in evil deeds " (O'Donovan's Four Masters).

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  • Sir John Norris, famed in the Netherland wars, was president of Munster, and so impressed the Irish that they averred him to be in league with the devil.

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  • Christ must be God; for if not, the devil would have had a natural claim on him, and he would have been no more exempt from death than the other children of Adam; he must be man, if his blood were indeed to redeem us.

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  • On God incarnate the power of the devil is broken, and in Him is accomplished the reconciliation between God and man, who henceforth pursues his true object, namely, to become like unto God.

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  • suddenly liberated Richard, and in five years that devil set free took from Philip all the profit of his trickery, and shut him off from Normandy by the strong fortress of ChteauGaillard (1194-1199).

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  • The Bad Lands and the Arikaree are famous fossil fields, the latter being the source of the Daemonelix, or " Devil's cork-screw," a large spiral fossil, apparently a lacustrine alga.

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  • His canonization drew from Luther a violent brochure "against the new false god and old devil, who is to be lifted up at Meissen."

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  • DEVIL (Gr.

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  • In English legal phraseology "devil" and "devilling" are used of barristers who act as substitutes for others.

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  • Any remuneration which the legal "devil" may receive is purely a matter of private arrangement between them.

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  • In a similar sense an author may have his materials collected and arranged by a literary hack or "devil."

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  • The term "printer's devil" for the errand boy in a printing office probably combines this idea with that of his being black with ink.

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  • The common notions of the devil as black, ill-favoured, malicious, destructive and the like, have occasioned the application of the term to certain animals (the Tasmanian devil, the devil-fish, the coot), to mechanical contrivances (for tearing up cloth or separating wool), to pungent, highly seasoned dishes, broiled or fried.

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  • When the divine is most completely conceived as unity, the demonic is also so conceived; and over against God stands Satan, or the devil.

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  • Although it is in connexion with Hebrew and Christian monotheism that this belief in the devil has been most fully developed, yet there are approaches to the doctrine in other religions.

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  • Some taught that while the future had been assigned by God to Christ, the devil had received the present age (p. 309).

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  • The fathers traced all doctrines not held by the Catholic Church to the devil, and the virtues of heretics were regarded as an instance of the devil transforming himself into an angel of light (ii.

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  • "By his successful temptation the devil acquired a right over men.

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  • But the devil was duped, as Christ overcame both him and death" (p. 367).

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  • "The humanity of Christ was the bait; the fish, the devil, snapped at it, and was left hanging on the invisible hook, Christ's divinity" (iii.

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  • The devil, as a being resulting from God's will, cannot always remain a devil.

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  • "During the middle ages," says Tulloch, "the belief in the devil was absorbing - saints conceived themselves and others to be in constant conflict with him."

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  • Another time in the night I heard him above my cell walking on the cloister, but as I knew it was the devil I paid no attention to him and went to sleep."

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  • He held that this world will pass away with its pleasures, as there can be no real improvement in it, for the devil continues in it to ply his daring and seductive devices (vii.

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  • The power of creating anything is also denied the devil, and only the power of corrupting substances is conceded to him.

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  • This belief in the devil was specially strong in Scotland among both clergy and laity in the 17th century.

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  • "The devil was always and literally at hand," says Buckle, "he was haunting them, speaking to them, and tempting them.

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  • Kant regarded the devil as a personification of the radical evil in man.

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  • Schelling regarded the devil as, not a person, but a real principle, a spirit let loose by the freedom of man.

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  • Under the horse of the king lies a defeated enemy, the Parthian king Artaban; under the horse of Ormuzd, the devil Ahriman, with two snakes rising from his head.

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  • Though for a long time they were callous wreckers and pirates, and cruel, and though they show great want of feeling in the "devil murders" - ceremonial murders of one of themselves for grave offences against the community, which are now being gradually put down - still on the whole the Nicobarese are a quiet, inoffensive people, friendly to each other, and not quarrelsome, and by inclination friendly and not dangerous to foreigners.

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  • 107, &c.), Angelo of Clarino, in his De septem tribulationibus, written to the glory of the Spirituals, does not scruple to stigmatize the Dolcinists as "disciples of the devil."

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  • The dingo or dog of the latter is wanting; and the Tasmanian devil and tiger, or wolf, are peculiar to the island.

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  • The devil (Dasyurus or Sarcophilus ursinus) is black, with white bands on neck and haunches.

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  • "I have brought the evil devil to my house!"

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  • xxviii.) it is again Hagen who provokes the catastrophe by taunting Kriemhild when she asks him if he has brought with him the hoard of the Nibelungs: "The devil's what I bring you !"

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  • Elderly Gladys has stepped into the limelight to announce that she was the Psychic Tipster but she has seen God and will no longer practice the devil's work as she calls it.

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  • We're commanded by the White God, who is charged with protecting humanity against the Black God, commonly referred to as the devil.

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  • "I was a bit pissed this morning to have my condo blown out from under me and quite a few of my vamps vaporized," the devil said, glancing down at clothing displaying signs of burns and plaster.

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  • The devil shot the Oracle twice, then once more.

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  • His words were too extraordinary for her to understand fully, but she knew serving men like these for eternity was equivalent to living with the devil in hell.

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  • The alternative – that her own body was about to betray her to the devil – wasn't something she could handle.

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  • Funny how the devil is the one who's deceived me the least.

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  • I'm just playing the devil's advocate, from a legal point of view.

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  • True, but playing the devil's advocate, I have some problems with Gladys.

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  • Let's play devil's advocate just the same.

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  • They argued their way back to Parkside with Dean playing the devil's advocate while Fred quoted a dozen mystery stories that bore out his hypothesis, a hypothesis that grew in detail with each passing mile.

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  • Cox used to quote proverbs like "The Devil makes work for idle hands to do."

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  • abyss of hell 's kitchen literally comes the return of the culinary art's diminutive demon, Devil Chef!

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  • Just playing devil's advocate to raise a bit of honest debate.

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  • Paul B Posted: Thu Nov 17, 2005 9:30 am Post subject: A gross affront... Who the Devil are you?

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  • I have pared the devil's nails forty times, roasted them in raven's eggs, and cured agues with them.

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  • We have a devil, but have a chance of killing him. overlapping anchors: sometimes annotation anchors may overlap.

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  • Put on the full armor of God, that you may be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.

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  • Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

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  • baptized in the spirit [or whatever expression the devil is using to tempt you ]?

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  • believe in an objective devil - a real supernatural being with mind and purpose!

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  • Leon Berger, who plays the devil in the festival's production, is the official biographer of Michael Flanders.

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  • Being a cocky little devil, he challenged my bossy little collie bitch, who immediately put him in his place.

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  • She was a brave witch; she never blenched at the stake, which was proof enough of her compact with the Devil.

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  • brainchild of rock man Rob Zombie, The Devil's Rejects is stuff for adult that refuse to grow up.

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  • In all the schemes for world brotherhood, permanent international peace, industrial conciliation, the existence of the Devil is ignored.

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  • With Sex and the City costume designer and stylist Patricia Fields dressing the Devil women, the bag has received added cachet.

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  • Can Jeremy catch the ' giant devil catfish '?

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  • The British censor removed all the scenes depicting Devil worship.

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  • In the late 20th century the devil is having a field day.

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  • chairman ed port authority some winter chill for music of a. From pristine beaches devil's island french.

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  • However each individual area of study is only circumstantial evidence of devil worship.

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  • devil's claw A stretching screw with two heavy books or claws.

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  • If that was the case, then the old devil picked a diabolically clever agent of destruction: PJ Proby.

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  • compacts with the devil.

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  • condemnation of the devil.

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  • With a box of tools and a few mighty simple contrivances he had made out to have a devil of a temple.

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  • The rain has eased but the firewood still crackles like the devil's frying pan.

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  • What the devil is there to astonish anybody about a cross-town cruiser with a red water line?

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  • cursed cellphone devil for that long?

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  • dare devil at heart Jason also tried his hand at skiing.. .

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  • And one young man has seen the vicar's daughter in the cemetary at midnight, dancing with the devil.

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  • dethronen saying that the devil is the ruler of the world and the god of this age we are not dethroning God.

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  • Being a dare devil at heart Jason also tried his hand at skiing.. .

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  • James said: ' Submit yourselves unto God, resist the devil, and he will flee from you ' .

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  • Nothing defeats the devil faster than ignoring what he's trying to stir up.

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  • After Jesus ' Baptism he was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.

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  • The Tasmanian devil looks a small cuddly black dog from a distance.

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  • Oh, I know, I'm a handsome devil.

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  • He, poor devil, has frequently no choice.

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  • Two weeks in Marbella, eh, you lucky devil.

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  • devil worshipper, the death metal types, who haven't really thought about the concepts involved at all!

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  • devil horns and will also one of his.

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  • devil worship.

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  • devil sticks and diabolos and allow more time to master the skills.

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  • We had a cat many years ago in Baton Rouge that was " playing " with a spit devil like cats play with lizards.

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  • A dust devil twists in the distance along the horizon.

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  • devil's bit scabious and sneezewort are due to seed introductions.

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  • devil's advocate to raise a bit of honest debate.

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  • devil's bargain.

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  • devil with horns and hoofs, an obscene monster who tempts the depraved to acts of atrocity or shame.

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  • A grave digger makes a deal with the Devil.

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  • dust devil research can be found here.

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  • evocative soundscape, The Devil's Backbone is packaged and stylishly delivered with total accomplishment.

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  • The Soldier's Tale is a morality fable in which the Devil appears in different guises.

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  • The good-natured childish granny pointed her accusing finger at the villain. She put a red devil with green eyes into my bed.

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  • Some such as fairy flax, devil's bit scabious and sneezewort are due to seed introductions.

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  • galleon's production of The White Devil created a vulgar world of gaudy images and suffocating misogyny.

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  • Barry Gunner, as the reverend gentleman whose daughter is the first to be stricken by devil fever, has unusually good diction.

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  • Many centuries ago, a perfectly sensible and attractive religion called Gnosticism was based on the idea that the Hebrew god was the Devil.

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  • Sri Lankans of various religions believe that certain ritual devil dances can cure the sick, appease angry gods, and ensure good harvests.

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  • Following a massive earth quake the devil golems have been awakened, through the need for power and greed.

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  • father Gregory: I've risked my life to protect their precious souls, which the devil has sought to claim for his own.

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  • The Devil's Arrows are made of millstone grit, a type of sandstone not found locally.

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  • The visibility is usually excellent and sitings of schools of devil rays, giant grouper and reef sharks are common.

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  • Indeed, there is no quicker way for the Devil, his enemy, to take possession of man than through his greedy gullet.

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  • I wonder if we'll find out what a devil's haircut is.

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  • Convenient and beguiling, the cell phone nevertheless is the devil's handiwork.

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  • Numerous devices are used by the devil to wreck havoc into people's lives.

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  • If it sounds heavenly, let me be a virtual devil's advocate.

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  • The Devil's cloven hoof is perhaps one of the most common articles of folk belief.

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  • horse's hoof, like the Devil himself.

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  • First Secondly, the devil tempts you to financial indiscipline.

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  • The Devil could not get out and was very irate!

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  • Sin is the family likeness of the devil, not Jesus.

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  • The Bible says: Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.

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  • malice of the devil.

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  • Occasional splashes of color come from tormentil, heath milkwort, devil's matchsticks or silver-studded blue butterfly.

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  • minions of the devil, sent to tempt Edward into despair.

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  • misapplymember how the devil misapplied this text to Christ.

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  • motley crowd of heavily armored devil worshipping freaks should be a match for anybody.

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  • Although the content of the Chancellor's speech seemed fairly nondescript this year, as always the devil is in the detail!

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  • pact with the devil.

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  • In it he invented a new persona for the devil, endowing him with courtly manners.

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  • However St Dunstan spotted the cloven hooves beneath the dress, and grabbed the devil's nose with his red hot pincers!

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  • renounce the devil " .

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  • reverend gentleman whose daughter is the first to be stricken by devil fever, has unusually good diction.

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  • He sees the subtlety of the devil's schemes.

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  • Scorpionfish are also well represented, including devil scorpionfish are also well represented, including devil scorpionfish which lurch across the sandy bed.

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  • scoundrel called Jack who one dark night tricked the Devil into climbing an apple tree.

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  • self-destruct mechanism in the shelter, wiping the Sea Devil colony out to avert a war.

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  • She is visibly overwhelmed and looks absolutely hot in a red sequin ` devil ' style dress and her hair all messed up.

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  • It is thought by many today to be really rather silly to believe in a personal devil.

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  • snare of the devil?

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  • southerly direction over the western side of Cape Town toward Devil's Peak.

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  • spawn of the devil or some freak of nature.

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  • spit devil like cats play with lizards.

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  • The devil has always shown a mortal spite and hatred toward that holy book, the Bible.

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  • sups with the devil should expect to reap the consequences.

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  • superstitions connected with the Devil in Welsh folklore.

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  • tempted by the devil.

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  • temptations of the devil.

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  • Away on holiday for a few days with his unappealing family, Stevie finds a devil's toenail.

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  • treachery of a surprising white devil, Shakespeare challenges his audiences to spot the true color of villainy.

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  • The bus driver and the man were quickly undressing to reveal that they were in fact a flaming red devil and a grim reaper.

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  • UFOs are the Devil's messengers, says vicar, Sunday People, 23 April 1978 18.

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  • This, the fire devil, is also classed as a minor whirlwind as it develops upwards from the surface.

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  • wiles of the devil.

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  • The Knights Templar did become very powerful and were destroyed by Philip the lV on a charge of devil worship.

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  • This major was notorious as "Robin the Devil," and his story is told in Scott's Rokeby.

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  • The next genus is represented solely by the Tasmanian devil, Sarcophilus (or Diabolus) ursinus, a medium-sized animal with a dental formula similar to that of the dasyures, but with teeth (fig.

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  • During the 'seventies the following epitaph was suggested for him by one of the wits of his day: "Here lies poor old Robert Lowe; Where he's gone to I don't know; If to the realms of peace and love, Farewell to happiness above; If, haply, to some lower level, We can't congratulate the devil."

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  • The views which excited this denunciation were mainly these: (I) Jovinian held that in point of merit, so far as their domestic state was concerned, virgins, widows and married persons who had been baptized into Christ were on a precisely equal footing; (2) those who with full faith have been regenerated in baptism cannot be overthrown (or, according to another reading, tempted) of the devil; (3) to abstain from meats is not more praiseworthy than thankfully to enjoy them; (4) all who have preserved their baptismal grace shall receive the same reward in the kingdom of heaven.'

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  • On the Scheldt, near the Place Laurent, is the Geerard-duivelsteen (château of Gerard the Devil), a 13th-century tower formerly belonging to one of the patrician families, now restored and used as the office of the provincial records.

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  • As lieutenant of the Marches he was employed in settling disputes on the border, but used his power to instigate thieving and disorders, and is described by Cecil's correspondents as "as naughty a man as liveth and much given to the most detestable vices," "as false as a devil," "one that the godly of this whole nation hath a cause to curse for ever."

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  • " the devil finished it"), which had been built by Adunay, dispersed over the world the Jews who had put Yahya to death, and previous to his return into the worlds of light sent forth three hundred and sixty prophets for the diffusion of the true religion.

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  • On the other hand, some words characteristic of Paul's use appear (notably &6, five times), and the most recent and careful investigation of Paul's vocabulary (Nageli, W ortschatz der paulinischen Briefe, 1905) concludes that the evidence speaks for Pauline authorship. (3) Certain phrases have aroused suspicion, for instance, "the devil" (vi.

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  • The other subjects are Marriage (yabaK aoyos), Continence, the Duties of Bishops, Presbyters, Deacons and Widows, Prophecy, the Soul, the Transmigration of the Soul and the Devil, Angels, the Origin of the World, First Principles and the Divinity of the Logos, Allegorical Interpretations of Statements made with regard to God's anger and similar affections, the Unity of the Church, and the Resurrection.

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  • ADVOCATUS DIABOLI, devil's advocate, the name popularly given to the promoter of the Faith (promotor fidei), and officer of the Sacred Congregation of Rites at Rome, whose duty is to prepare all possible arguments against the admission of any one to the posthumous honours of beatification and canonization.

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  • In all these works his treatment is on the whole rational and sensible; but in The History of the Devil he is somewhat hampered by an insufficiently worked-out theory as to the nature and personal existence of his hero, and the manner in which he handles the subject is an odd and not altogether satisfactory mixture of irony and earnestness.

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  • Not a few Christian martyrs sought and won the palm by smashing the idols in order to dislodge the indwelling devil; occasionally their zeal was further gratified by beholding it pass away like smoke from its ruined home.

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  • As in the Talmud and the Jerusalem Targum, the serpent has even become the devil, i.e.

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  • From Devil's Point, a sharp promontory on the north bank - up to which place the water is salt - the river widens considerably and enters the Atlantic, in about 132° N.

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  • He was thus a "familiar spirit," akin to the "daemon" of Socrates; and if he was also half the devil of theology, half the kobold of old German myth, this was only because such "objectivations" are apt to clothe themselves in forms borrowed from the common stock of ideas current at the time when the seer lives; and Faust lived in an age obsessed with the fear of the devil, and by no means sceptical of the existence of kobolds.

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  • But in the 5th century there were rejected as heretical (I) "the doctrine of universalism, and the possibility of the redemption of the devil; (2) the doctrine of the complete annihilation of evil; (3) the conception of the penalties of hell as tortures of conscience; (4) the spiritualizing version of the resurrection of the body; (5) the idea of the continued creation of new worlds" (A.

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  • Bishops Ridley and Latimer, the two most conspicuous champions of "the new religion," denounced "the Mass" with unmeasured violence; Latimer said of "Mistress Missa" that "the devil hath brought her in again"; Ridley said: "I do not take the Mass as it is at this day for the communion of the Church, but for a popish device," &c. (Works, ed.

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  • 29 a depot with six days' provisions was made at the foot of the Devil's glacier in lat.

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  • In both cases the repetition of the legend and the recitation of a string of mystical names serve, like some other tales, apocryphal and otherwise, as amulets, sufficient to protect from the devil.

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  • When treated in the early centuries, it was frequently explained by saying that Christ's sufferings bought off the devil's claim to sinful man, and some of the greatest theologians (e.g.

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  • 2 For since the natura seminalis from which all men were to arise already existed in Adam, in his voluntary preference of self to God, humanity chose evil once for all; for which ante-natal guilt all men are justly condemned to perpetual absolute sinful ' To show the crudity of the notion of redemption in early Christianity, it is sufficient to mention that many fathers represent Christ's ransom as having been paid to the devil; sometimes adding that by the concealment of Christ's divinity under the veil of humanity a certain deceit was (fairly) practised on the great deceiver.

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  • Ritschl gives no place in his constructive doctrine to the belief in the devil; but recognizes that the mutual action of individual sinners on one another constitutes a kingdom of sin, opposed to the Kingdom of God (A.

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  • It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil.

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  • I have tried trade but I found that it would take ten years to get under way in that, and that then I should probably be on my way to the devil.

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  • And oh, the housekeeping! to keep bright the devil's door-knobs, and scour his tubs this bright day!

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  • Give me a biscuit, you devil!

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  • "Now then, you devil's puppet, look alive and hunt for it!" shouted Denisov, suddenly, turning purple and rushing at the man with a threatening gesture.

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  • "That's twue, devil take it!" shouted Denisov, jumping up.

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  • But this sort of thing is the very devil, with them shooting at you like a target.

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  • And this someone was he--the devil--and he was also this man with the white forehead, black eyebrows, and red lips.

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  • "What devil brought them here?" thought he, while Tikhon was putting the nightshirt over his dried-up old body and gray-haired chest.

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  • "Devil take 'em!" he muttered, while his head was still covered by the shirt.

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  • It is some letter of recommendation... what the devil do I want it for!

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  • "Why 'What the devil'?" said Boris, picking it up and reading the address.

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  • Rostov himself, his legs well back and his stomach drawn in and feeling himself one with his horse, rode past the Emperor with a frowning but blissful face "like a vewy devil," as Denisov expressed it.

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  • "Oh, go to the devil!" called out a voice, drowned by the laughter of the orderlies and servants.

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  • May the devil take them--the traitors!

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  • * "But what the devil was he doing in that galley?"

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  • "Devil take them!" he muttered, and after listening to the verbal instructions his father had sent and taking the correspondence and his father's letter, he returned to the nursery.

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  • "Go to the devil! quick ma'ch, while you're safe and sound!" and Denisov turned his horse on the officer.

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  • "Devil take all these peasants, and money matters, and carryings forward from page to page," he thought.

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  • In the fourth act there was some sort of devil who sang waving his arm about, till the boards were withdrawn from under him and he disappeared down below.

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  • If you only knew... it's the devil knows what!

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  • Go to the devil!

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  • "Go to the devil!" cried Anatole and, clutching his hair, left the room, but returned at once and dropped into an armchair in front of Dolokhov with his feet turned under him.

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  • It's the very devil!

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  • Thoughts that had not entered her mind for years--thoughts of a life free from the fear of her father, and even the possibility of love and of family happiness--floated continually in her imagination like temptations of the devil.

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  • These were temptations of the devil and Princess Mary knew it.

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  • Occasionally amid these memories temptations of the devil would surge into her imagination: thoughts of how things would be after his death, and how her new, liberated life would be ordered.

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  • As it was, devil only knows what was happening.

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