work evil

See: mistreat
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Valdez think it maybe a charm to work evil, so he burn them up--all up
I do not order you to insist upon the young magician finding the means to restore your wife to her human shape, because I know that when once women such as she begin to work evil they never leave off, and I should only bring down on your head a vengeance far worse than the one you have undergone already.
He is only stronger, and being stronger, have yet more power to work evil.
This negative commandment, or inner check, is similar to the Greek poet Hesiod's rule, "For himself doth a man work evil in working evils for another.