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DEVIL
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[ Also see Angels Churches God Hell Punishment Satan Temptation ]

The spirit that I have seen
  May be a devil, and the devil hath power
    T' assume a pleasing shape, yea, and perhaps
      Out of my weakness and my melancholy,
        As he is very potent with such spirits,
          Abuses me to damn me.
      - William Shakespeare,
        Hamlet Prince of Denmark
         (Hamlet at II, ii)

Nay then, let the devil wear black, for I'll have a suit of sables.
      - William Shakespeare,
        Hamlet Prince of Denmark
         (Hamlet at III, ii)

He will give the devil his due.
      - William Shakespeare,
        King Henry the Fourth, Part I
         (Prince Henry at I, ii)

The prince of darkness is a gentleman.
  Modo he's called, and Mahu.
      - William Shakespeare, King Lear
         (Edgar at III, iv)

Marry, he must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil.
      - William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors
         (Dromio of Syracuse at IV, iii)

I charge thee, Satan, housed within this man,
  To yield possession to my holy prayers,
    And to thy state of darkness hie thee straight.
      I conjure thee by all the saints in heaven.
      - William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors
         (Pinch at IV, iv)

Let me say amen betimes lest the devil cross my prayer, for here he comes in the likeness of a Jew.
      - William Shakespeare,
        The Merchant of Venice
         (Solanio at III, i)   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

This is a devil, and no monster. I will leave him; I have no long spoon.
      - William Shakespeare, The Tempest
         (Stephano at II, ii)

What, man, defy the devil? Consider, he's an enemy to mankind.
      - William Shakespeare,
        Twelfth Night, or, What You Will
         (Toby at III, iv)

The Satanic school.
      - Robert Southey, Vision of Judgment
         (original preface, III)

From his brimstone bed, at break of day,
  A-walking the Devil is gone,
    To look at his little snug farm of the world,
      And see how his stock went on.
      - Robert Southey and Samuel T. Coleridge,
        The Devil's Walk (st. 1)

Go, poor devil, get thee gone; why should I hurt thee? This world surely is wide enough to hold both thee and me.
      - Laurence Sterne

The prince of darkness is a gentleman.
      - Sir John Suckling

Devils can be driven out of the heart by the touch of a hand on a hand, or a mouth on a mouth.
      - Tennessee Williams

The devil made me do it.
      - Flip Wilson

The bane of all that dread the Devil!
      - William Wordsworth, The Idiot Boy (st. 67)


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