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|Allison Leotta draws on her experience as a D.C. sex-crimes prosecutor to take readers into the back rooms of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the hidden world of the Witness Protection Program, and the secret rituals of one of America’s ...|
|The mass of material which he gathered was published in a series of limited |
circulation booklets and leaflets, newspaper ... His name should not be
mentioned—'Talk of the Devil and he'll appear' has been proverbial since the
|An expression such as speak of the devil and he appears implies an |
unconscious fear of bringing about bad things by speaking about them (Allan
2005). The word undertaker (“one who undertakes a job”) was once a
euphemism for the more ...
|In order to be heard, I do not have to speak to you in a room, for instance, as |
loudly as I would have to in the subway. But if I ... You are often asked to explain,
for example, how it is that when you talk of Mr. Brown he is sure to appear. The
fact is ...
Harold Bloom - 2009 - 273 pages
|Dr. Pinch thus enters the action from a realm more of fantasy than of narrative, |
and he stands for the fear that what one utters—by its own mere agency—might
just turn into reality. As the proverb says, “Speak of the Devil and he will appear.
|This belief can result in avoiding speaking about certain subjects (“speak of the |
devil, and he will appear”); using euphemisms instead of more anxiety-provoking
words, such as “he passed away” instead of “he died”; or believing that to know ...
|This "document" and its counterpart, Adrian's final address in chapter 47, appear |
to constitute the only evidence in the novel ... He states in chapter 1 that Adrian
was influenced by the Devil, when he speaks of all genius being demonic and ...
|Mrs. Sigg: He would have lost the vital feeling of life if he had gone down into it. |
Prof. Jung: But who would have lost it? ... Miss Wolff: He doesn't realize at all
what he is saying here — he should not speak of a devil. As he has got rid of God
, he ...
|When New York's Thanksgiving Day parade is torn apart by a gunman's rampage, private detective Fritz Malone, the son of the NYPD commissioner, discovers that the mayor had known about the shootout before it happened and sets out to uncover ...|
|Think twice before you speak to a friend in need. What is worth doing is worth the |
trouble of asking somebody to do it. Least said is soonest disavowed. He laughs
best who laughs least. Speak of the Devil and he will hear about it. Of two evils ...