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the evil one

The devil. My son has never gotten into trouble like this before—I worry that he's under the evil one's influence.
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The wizard Saruman gazes into the Palantir to see the future--and succumbs to Sauron, the Evil One.
Small wonder that the Evil One was desperate to distract him through food (Pride of the senses), power (Pride of the intellect) and subversion (Pride of the spirit), the last of which has no cure.
lake & while the little boy was leaning over, the Evil One prompted
The psalmist's foil here is not the cosmic force of the evil one but the temptation of the culture to worship other gods (though the plea for protection and refuge makes sense in light of Daniel's prophecy of "extreme anguish" between nations).
In my book, comparing the referee to Lucifer, the Evil One, the Great Deceiver, is almost as bad as lobbing meringues at the poor chap.
Instead, there is a real fight going on from heaven to earth between the evil one and God, and that humans and creation are part of this fight.
Musing on the state of affairs, he told the crowd, "The real enemy is, as we all know, the evil one himself.
An old woman made a pact with the Evil One to build the bridge over a ravine which caused her great inconvenience.
Clinton peered into Milosevic's heart and saw a politician--an evil one, but a politician nonetheless.
When the Evil One comes down the antenna wires to claim his dominion, don't expect much.
Bear in mind that it was the president's ultimatum to the Taliban regime demanding the surrender of bin Laden, also known as "The Evil One," that precipitated the war on Afghanistan.
This dialogue upheld the notion of a hybrid characterization of woman, one who displayed both a sweet, passive side and a corrupt, evil one.
Bucatinsky: I think it's easier to believe Tom is the devil and evil one, but I think there's something much more honest about Tom than Eli.
As the Bible says in John 8:44, Satan is the evil one who "was a murderer from the beginning.
is an evil one meant to impose hegemony over the world.