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The house of illusion in Wolfe's novel, contrasting with the respectable facades of the street, seems a relic from the nineteenth century and "the golden age of the maisons closes," and in its very principle of reclusion offers a contrast with the freedom of the Roaring Twenties even while its "evilly seductive" activities provide continuity with the looser sexual and social mores of the era.
Past the last bus stop is the boarded up, out-of-season amusement park, a place of innocent childhood fun turned Gothic: 'the signpost pointed evilly down at them with its one arm, still probably saying "Paradise Park"' (265).
It was not inconceivable to him that if he finally came to believe his wife was not nearly so magical as he would make her, but was in fact petty, stingy, small-minded, and evilly stubborn (which is what he told her in many a quarrel) why then he would finally lose some part of his love affair with America, he would have to, because there were too many times when thinking of his country and some new one of the unspeakable barbarities it invented with every corporation day, he would decide that no it could not be an altogether awful country because otherwise how would his wife, a Southerner and an Army brat, have come out so subtle, so supple, so mysterious, so fine-skinned, so tender and wise.
This thing, which seemed instinct with a fearsome and unnatural malignancy, was of a somewhat bloated corpulence, and squatted evilly on a rectangular block or pedestal covered with undecipherable characters.
Why is it that editorial pens are sheathed and so-called human rights groups are deafeningly silent when the murderous myrmidons of Islam evilly blow innocent children and adults into the next life, while they have no problem finding venomous condemnation of all firearms owners when a few mental cases horribly misuse firearms or when Islamic people are killed while being used as human shields by the "warriors" of Islam lobbing shells into Israeli cities and towns?
[...] This thing, which seemed instinct with a fearsome and unnatural malignancy, was of a somewhat bloated corpulence, and squatted evilly on a rectangular block or pedestal covered with undecipherable characters.
His rifle was gone, but a knife gleamed evilly in his hand.
Most of it is the product of later innovations, evilly motivated devices of party machines.
How does a good, omnipotent, and gracious God at once permit human beings to act evilly and vindicate or "make good," (40) the lives of those thrust into evil's vortex?
They should refrain from speaking evilly, not use vile words, be humble in speaking and listening, and not be angry when a debater does not agree with them.
[commissive: threat] Laughs evilly, and swipes at Bart, who wakes up yelling.
In return, Sri Tri Buana wanted the Palembang royalty to pledge eternal obedience to him and his descendants; and "that your descendants shall never for [the] rest of time be disloyal to my descendants, even if my descendants oppress them and behave evilly." (28)