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something difficult or awkward to do or deal with

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So loud were the shouts of Don Quixote, that those in the cart heard and understood them, and, guessing by the words what the speaker's intention was, Death in an instant jumped out of the cart, and the emperor, the devil carter and the angel after him, nor did the queen or the god Cupid stay behind; and all armed themselves with stones and formed in line, prepared to receive Don Quixote on the points of their pebbles.
Long flourish the sandal, the cord, and the cope, The dread of the devil and trust of the Pope; For to gather life's roses, unscathed by the briar, Is granted alone to the Barefooted Friar.
And, talking of the devil, Holy Clerk, are you not afraid that he may pay you a visit daring some of your uncanonical pastimes?''
``True, holy father,'' said the knight; ``but the devil is apt to keep an eye on such exceptions; he goes about, thou knowest, like a roaring lion.''
I never feared man, and I as little fear the devil and his imps.
We met with the strangest man there."--"I'll be hanged," cries the landlord, "if it was not the Man of the Hill, as they call him; if indeed he be a man; but I know several people who believe it is the devil that lives there."--"Nay, nay, like enough," says Partridge; "and now you put me in the head of it, I verily and sincerely believe it was the devil, though I could not perceive his cloven foot: but perhaps he might have the power given him to hide that, since evil spirits can appear in what shapes they please."--"And pray, sir," says the serjeant, "no offence, I hope; but pray what sort of a gentleman is the devil?
So, now thou art to be at an hour's warning, whensoever and wheresoever the devil shall fetch thee.
1 / 18 Pilgrims take part in the Jamrat Al-Aqabah ceremony, part of the Hajj pilgrimage at Islam's holiest sites, in a routine that symbolizes stoning the devil. (AN Photo/Essam Al-Ghalib) 2 / 18 Pilgrims take part in the Jamrat Al-Aqabah ceremony, part of the Hajj pilgrimage at Islam's holiest sites, in a routine that symbolizes stoning the devil.
Criminals must carry their own cross and stop blaming the devil, a magistrate has said.
Stressing on the varying ages of the recently discovered devils, Sam said the find suggests the devil population in that area is small but healthy.
Nonfiction AUGUSTINE'S CONFESSIONS, CEASAR'S COMMENTARIES, THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY (Bicrce), GOODE'S ATLAS, HAMMOND'S ATLAS, HOYLE'S RULES OF CARD GAMES, JAYNE'S SHIPS, etc., KING SOLOMON'S RING (Lorenz), PETERSON'S FIELD GUIDES, PLUTARCH'S LIVES, POOR RICHARD 'S ALMANACK (Franklin), ROBERTS' RULES OF ORDER
The owners of the site reached out to the Save The Devil Program (STDP), offering their assistance in raising public attention to the plight of the Tasmanian devil with the devil facial tumour disease.
Two regions of the genome in all three of the devil populations contain SNPs that fit the profile.
A single devil is to blame for the devil facial tumor disease (DFTD) that began spreading among devils 15 years ago.
"With the assistance of MCA-Namibia, MET has finalised the devil's claw policy this year.
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