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It disturbed the Doctor too, for when I went back to replace the candle I had taken from the table, he was patting her head, in his fatherly way, and saying he was a merciless drone to let her tempt him into reading on; and he would have her go to bed.
Sin and Death amain Following his track, such was the will of Heav'n, Pav'd after him a broad and beat'n way Over the dark Abyss, whose boiling Gulf Tamely endur'd a Bridge of wondrous length From Hell continu'd reaching th' utmost Orbe Of this frail World; by which the Spirits perverse With easie intercourse pass to and fro To tempt or punish mortals, except whom God and good Angels guard by special grace.
Then in her dream she felt how hard the spirits tried to tempt and trouble her, and how, but for her flower, they would have led her back, and made all dark and dreary as before.
Then Satan asks who will help him to tempt mankind to do wrong.
As the missletoe is disseminated by birds, its existence depends on birds; and it may metaphorically be said to struggle with other fruit-bearing plants, in order to tempt birds to devour and thus disseminate its seeds rather than those of other plants.
Kit inwardly resolved that he would never tempt a carrier any more, save with an empty box; and having formed this Christian determination, he turned his thoughts to the second question.
It almost tempts one to change one's sex to wear such things.
This is the tidbit which tempts his insectivorous fate.
Tempt In-Store Productions, a Quad/Graphics company (NYSE:QUAD), will debut Quad/Graphics' Actable[R] interactive signage solutions at this year's Shopper Marketing Expo.
Barca have even used Neymar as their secret weapon as they hope the Brazilian superstar may be able to tempt Luiz.
This should just be seen as the start of a range of ideas across the town to tempt people back into the centre.
This Featured Exhibitor honor confirms that Quad/Graphics and Tempt are leading the in-store path-to-purchase revolution," said Joel Quadracci, Quad/Graphics Chairman, President & CEO.