Every good Christian must desire there should be a devil for
the punishment of such wretches."--"Harkee, landlord," said the serjeant, "don't abuse the cloth, for I won't take it."--"D--n the cloth!" answered the landlord, "I have suffered enough by them."--"Bear witness, gentlemen," says the serjeant, "he curses the king, and that's high treason."--"I curse the king!
I know the villain's out of service, and so hungry, that I know he would give his soul to the devil for
a shoulder of mutton, though it were blood-raw.
While defending himself in court, Abdallah blamed the devil for
making him commit the crime, saying he was a good person.
Andrew Sharman, Manager of the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program, a joint federal and Tasmanian government initiative, said the aim of the first release of devils onto Maria Island is to observe and monitor the role that devils play in the landscape and the ecology of the area and the impact their introduction has on other native species which have not encountered the devil for
But Australian biologist Nick Mooney, 51, who has studied the Tasmanian devil for
more than 25 years, is not alone when it comes to having fond appreciation for the beady-eyed, terrier-sized creature.
People say "the Devil made me do it" but no one ever applauds the Devil for
his tireless work.