Sentence Examples


  • Mary smiled; a devilish twinkle in her eye.
  • He laughed, his eyes sparkling with a devilish thought.
  • As no one could curse Jesus except under the influence of a devilish afflatus, so none could say "Jesus is Lord" except he was inspired by the Holy Spirit.
  • No prophet, it was declared, could speak in ecstasy, that was devilish; further, only false prophets accepted gifts.
  • Probably Jesus was also accounted a prophet who had descended from the world of light - not, however, the historical Jesus, the devilish Messiah of the Jews, but a contemporaneous phantom Jesus, who neither suffered nor died (Jesus inipatibilis).

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