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(32.) "Le Livre de la diablerie," Cahiers de l'Association internationale des etudes francaises 3-5 (1953): 115-26.
Now another diablerie. Because your insurance doesn't cover your treatment, the hospital is charging two to four times what it would pay an insurer for what you received.
[I]n the mystery cycles the Devil is continually being dragged in, even where he is not strictly required, and scenes of diablerie are introduced purely for their own merriment." Yet, even Nicoll, unaware of the extent to which fool and devil were often conflated, was puzzled upon finding that "the [devil named] Stultus ('Fool') of the French Ste Barbe indicates a possible confusion with the fool tradition." Nicoll, Masks, Mimes and Miracles: Studies in the Popular Theatre (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1931), 187 (emphasis added), 188.
The reporter notes that within the house Nazimova revealed a dash of "diablerie" (wickedness) about her, so that one could not precisely say that heaven was her home.
Prefacing the tales and sketches included in the second edition of Martin Faber (1837), for example, Simms notes straightforwardly the "Teutonic extravagances of many of these," which, he adds, will appeal to many readers, who, as he does, doubtless incline "prodigously to diablerie." For Simms, as for Poe, who likewise commented on the analogy between "Teutonic" and diablerie, such were intimately connected in the minds of many early nineteenth-century readers with what they termed "Germanism." Simms offers another linkage:
And of Bejart himself she writes, "The same chunks of leaden diablerie churn senselessly through one ballet after another, usually with some young man at the center pressing his fists to his temples....
Que une brigue plus anomale que celle du Recteur de Paris, que une diablerie plus confuse que celle des jeux de de Entre les humains l'un ne saulvera l'autre.
The author examines the works of author Walter Mosley, discussing themes in the Easy Rawlins series, including race, genre, and masculinity, and where it fits in the mystery fiction tradition; symbiotic identity in Fearless Jones; the new detective Leonid McGill in The Long Fall; Mosley's narrative fragmentation in Blue Light and Diablerie; moral questions in his ophilosophicalo fictions, including Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned, The Tempest Tales, The Man in My Basement, and The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey; and comparisons of his nonfiction to his fiction, including Workin' on the Chain Gang and A Red Death, What Next and Fearless Jones, Life Out of Context and The Man in My Basement, Twelve Steps Toward Political Revolution and The Long Fall.
This fascinating episode, "an extra-serial and specially valorized episode literally central to the entire book" of the Tiers Livre, as Edwin Duval has so convincingly identified it to be, (10) is also the center of devildom, of diablerie, the true home of the "esprit maling" or the Devil in Rabelais's books.
What modern marketing professionals would call Bosch's 'brand recognition' boiled down to his being seen as a purveyor of hellish diableries. The imitators and copyists' Bosch was not the man behind the stilly contemplative Adoration of the Magi (1494; Fig.
(18) Uno dei principali sbocchi della produzione fotografica di guerra alla fine del conflitto, ad esempio, e rappresentato dall'ambito commerciale: le immagini del fronte, gli orrori e la devastazione lasciati sul campo della Prima Guerra Mondiale vengono confezionati in serie di cartoline, stereoscopie o lastre da proiezione e vendute accanto a panorami e diableries per la fruizione domestica e la conservazione privata.
So much so that he has now published a book on Diableries, a form of 19th Century French artwork that features skeletons and satanic figures going about their business in the Underworld.
Dogs are like that: never forgetting, never relenting, always loving, always appreciative, and always forgiving of our excesses, narcissism, foolishnesses, and diableries. It can even be argued that loving a dog might influence one into a greater appreciation and belief in the lord and master of all.
Thus, Dante's repeated references to the diableries of medieval theater, demonstrated by several critics, are not coincidental to the meaning of the episode.
(z) Soulignant la modernite de Goya, Baudelaire trouve curieux que cet artiste "qui vient apres le grand mouvement satirique et demolisseur du dix-huitieme siecle, et auquel Voltaire aurait su gre (...) de toutes ces caricatures monacales (...) ait tant reve sorcieres, sabbat (et) diableries".