and wheedle my father out of all he has: only afterwards show him what you are, imp of Satan
He observed that, to him, this trance looked more like a visitation of Satan
than a proof of divine favour, and exhorted his friend to see that he hid no accursed thing within his soul.
To whom th' Arch-Enemy, And thence in Heav'n call'd Satan
, with bold words Breaking the horrid silence thus began.
And a brave addition to the kingdom of Satan
,'' said De Bracy; ``this comes of reviling saints and angels, and ordering images of holy things and holy men to be flung down on the heads of these rascaille yeomen.
I too, as happens to every man once in his life, have been taken by Satan
into the highest mountain in the earth, and when there he showed me all the kingdoms of the world, and as he said before, so said he to me, `Child of earth, what wouldst thou have to make thee adore me?
That Avarice is an ardent counselor; she carries away her man, as Satan
did Jesus, to the mountain, and when once she has shown to an unfortunate all the kingdoms of the earth, she is able to repose herself, knowing full well that she has left her companion, Envy, to gnaw his heart.
She proffered that advice in a most matter-of-fact tone as if it were a precaution against a cold, compressed her lips, then returning to her fixed idea, "But the house is mine," she insisted very quietly with an accent which made me feel that Satan
himself would never manage to tear it out of her hands.
One would have pronounced her a poor sinful soul, being tortured by Satan
beneath the scarlet wicket of hell.
Besides thus offering a bait to the ambition of the father, he managed, at the same time, to interest his zeal as a jailer, picturing to him in the blackest colours the learned prisoner whom Gryphus had in his keeping, and who, as the sham Jacob had it, was in league with Satan
, to the detriment of his Highness the Prince of Orange.
Captain Young had landed Satan
at the moment when the bridge-building gang had started along the beach.
smelts the dead to make new bullets.
He added not; and Satan
, bowling low His gray dissimulation, disappeared, Into thin air diffused: for now began Night with her sullen wing to double-shade The desert; fowls in their clay nests were couched; And now wild beasts came forth the woods to roam.