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For Gloucester, see Swan, "The Bedevilment of Cape Anne (1692)," 153-77; Christine Leigh Heyrman, Commerce and Culture: The Maritime Communities of Colonial Massachusetts, 1690-1750 (New York, 1984), 104-25; and John J.
The threat of the banal excuses for novels today, for which I have a constitutional disinclination, forces me into an anti-world with a fantasy and bedevilment all its own.
Whatever its limitations (and these, we have indicated, were substantial), the 'Tovetura' standard by which politicians were found so frequently wanting was the primary one through which local interests could be asserted (sometimes to the bedevilment of multi-national corporations who thought 'the deal was done').
Measuring the product of banking has been a continuing source of bedevilment to economic accountants.
Nevertheless, as he freely avails himself to that constellation of otherness -- audience, wife, spirit, animal, vegetation, the earth itself -- he recoils in uncertainty and distrust, as if always fearing bedevilment by the forces that originally succored him.
But that feeling of bedevilment sank in, and when I hunkered down in my place that night, ready for the storm, I was still thinking of the ceremony.
The other great bedevilment lurking among those who attempt the thankless task of trying to aid children in feral households, is that they are ordered "not to be judgmental".
Robert Johnson: Lost and Found, by Barry Lee Pearson and Bill McCulloch (2003), makes a polemical effort to debunk the bedevilment myth.
From his black-suit-and-tie uniform to his hat and glasses and constant bedevilment, Hanks reminds pleasantly of Jack Lemmon at times in his resourceful and energetic turn as the long arm of the law.
In fact, construction noise is one of the main bedevilments for Monaco residents these days.