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In a statement last Wednesday, Hamas thanked the Iranian Supreme Leader for his support, saying, "Right at a time when the region is passing through the most difficult times and faces different plots, religious schemes at top of them, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei with his unifying and insightful statements in the International Conference of Muslim Scholars and Islamic Awakening, drew attention to the main problem in the region and the source of plots and devilishness, that is the filthy Quds Occupying Regime (Israel).
The experience also confirmed for him the weakness and devilishness of women--white women most of all.
Fans of the genre are more apt to appreciate the devilishness of such plot details than the tiresome, vaguely flawed character development that comes with them.
It was at this point, gentlemen, that enraged by the defection of seven of his former associates, and stung by the mocking voice that had last hailed him, and maddened by his long entombment in a place as black as the bowels of despair; it was then that Steelkilt proposed to the two Canallers, thus far apparently of one mind with him, to burst out of their hole at the next summoning of the garrison; and armed with their keen mincing knives (long, crescentic, heavy implements with a handle at each end) run amuck from the bowsprit to the taffrail; and if by any devilishness of desperation possible, seize the ship.
He had a charming friskiness about him, a devilishness that could be interpreted in several ways.
For example, seen in this light, the occlusion of Iago's motives makes him not only an elusively evil character, but a character who faces us with the "mobile devilishness of ourselves.
I think I will have to rally my troops and recall our past devilishness for one night.
Maya's moments are on a par with the legendary devilishness of Corrie murderer Richard Hillman and Sasha admits she was nervous about how the public would react to some of her stunts.
To cook up an image of the group, self-named the Chaos Cabal, start with a dose of the scientist's curiosity, mix in the engineer's dirty-hands mentality, toss with the hacker's devilishness, the grad student's energy, and a generous serving of brain power.
Bostwick's more evident, tangible evil or devilishness is by such analogies brought home to characters within the tale, as well as to readers.