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Then there rose suddenly above the fiendish cries of the dancing demons the awful challenge of the ape-man.
The two gigantic negroes that now laid hold of Tom, with fiendish exultation in their faces, might have formed no unapt personification of powers of darkness.
Sure enough, they all halted at the beach, pacing back and forth, uttering fiendish cries, and glaring at us in the most malevolent manner.
You may be sure that she and I had words over this fiendish cruelty.
With fiendish glee he commenced a list of torments; and while he was busied in the relation, I dropped the stone upon his intended victims and crushed them flat beneath it.
The woman was about to plunge her knife into my heart when the lion interrupted the fiendish ritual.
The torture of the slow death as the circling warriors cut him to bits with the fiendish skill, that mutilated without bringing unconsciousness, had no terrors for him.
On such occasions I have sometimes been startled by a subtle, fiendish suggestion inciting me to show him the contrary by a seeming encouragement of Hargrave's advances; but such ideas are banished in a moment with horror and self-abasement; and then I hate him tenfold more than ever for having brought me to this
A fiendish rage animated him as he said this; his face was wrinkled into contortions too horrible for human eyes to behold; but presently he calmed himself and proceeded--
The next series starts this spring with five new competitors willing to take on the fiendish and frivolous challenges: Alice Levine, Asim Chaudhry, Liza Tarbuck, Russell Howard and Tim Vine.
In the meanwhile, three fiendish youth identified as Ali Haider, son of Muhammad Aslam; Tahir and their unidentified accomplice intercepted her.
45pm Former contestants including Val, Selasi, Beca and Rav go back to the tent to try to complete three fiendish but festive challenges.