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By humiliation and strong sufferance His weakness shall o'ercome Satanic strength, And all the world, and mass of sinful flesh; That all the Angels and aethereal Powers-- They now, and men hereafter--may discern From what consummate virtue I have chose This perfet man, by merit called my Son, To earn salvation for the sons of men.
One may fling a glove in the face of nature and in the face of one's own moral endurance quite innocently, with a simplicity which wears the aspect of perfectly Satanic conceit.
When we came abreast again, they faced the river, stamped their feet, nodded their horned heads, swayed their scarlet bodies; they shook towards the fierce river-demon a bunch of black feathers, a mangy skin with a pendent tail--something that looked like a dried gourd; they shouted periodically together strings of amazing words that resembled no sounds of human lan- guage; and the deep murmurs of the crowd, inter- rupted suddenly, were like the response of some satanic litany.
Everyone else sat tingling at the touch of those satanic tragedies that have been between lovers before now.
The city seemed Satanic, the narrower streets oppressing like the galleries of a mine.
His satanic eyes were the same, his hair was worse tangled, but his clothes had been made by a tailor.
Then aloud, with a satanic enjoyment of the scorn prompting him to play with the greatness of the great man--
You will find very little to repay you for your trouble in this contemptible THING, sir,' replied Slurk, bestowing a Satanic frown on Pott.
The destructive cults of which counselors should be especially aware are: (1) Satanic groups, (2) groups that practice witchcraft and are attached to Satanism, and (3) neo-Nazi groups.
Salman Rushdie, the 56 year old author of 'The Satanic Verses', has been appointed president of PEN, the International Writers Organisation.
Already a celebrated writer, Rushdie attracted worldwide attention in 1989 when he was forced into hiding after Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa (an Islamic legal ruling) calling for the author's death in retribution for his novel "The Satanic Verses.
But if you mistake Baseman's drawings for something merely charming, remember William Blake and his dark Satanic mills.