Like one, that on a lonesome road Doth walk in fear and dread, And having once turned round, walks on, And turns no more his head; Because he knows a frightful fiend Doth close behind him tread.
My mother groaned! my father wept. Into the dangerous world I leapt, Helpless, naked, piping loud Like a fiend hid in a cloud.william blake
A monster, which the Blatant beast men call, A dreadful fiend of gods and men ydrad.Edmund Spenser
A legal thief, a bloodless murderer,A fiend incarnate, a false usurer.joseph hall
Let Cupid smile and the fiend must flee; Hey and hither, my lad.robert graves
On a starred night Prince Lucifer uprose. Tired of his dark dominion swung the fiend.George Meredith
For oh, 'twas nuts to the Father of Lies, (As this wily fiend is named in the Bible) To find it settled by Laws so wise That the greater the truth, the worse the libel.thomas moore
Stop not, unthinking, every friend you meet To spin your wordy fabric in the street; While you are emptying your colloquial pack, The fiend Lumbago jumps upon his back.
Well, my conscience says, "Launcelot, budge not." "Budge," says the fiend: "budge not," says my conscience. "Conscience," say I, "you counsel well." "fiend," say I, "you counsel well."william shakespeare
Keep * * * thy pen from lenders' books, and defy the foul fiend.william shakespeare
The gates that now Stood open wide, belching outrageous flame Far into Chaos, since the fiend pass'd through.john milton
Ingratitude! thou marble-hearted fiend, More hideous, when thou show'st thee in a child, Than the sea-monster!william shakespeare
So on this windy sea of land, the fiend Walked up and down alone bent on his prey.john milton
Even the British Arthur becomes an Englishman, a Germanic hero, brave, daring and open-handed. We are in a world of feasts and vaunting speeches, flytings and lusty battles, fierce deeds and bloody humour, with the fiend, the Adversary of Man, always round the next corner.layamon
All that is contrary to love and peace is of the fiend and of his part.
One could forgive the fiend for becoming a torrent, but to become an earthquake was really too much.Ligne, CharlesJoseph, Prince de
Like one that on a lonesome road Doth walk in fear and dread, And having once turned round walks on, And turns no more his head; Because he knows, a frightful fiend Doth close behind him tread. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner , Part VI, st. 10 (1798).william wordsworth