The Juez is there, and I call the malediction of the priests on my head if you, too, are not doomed.
Horror, shame, misery, and malediction; I have betrayed you.
It is the malediction of mortals to want what they lack until they get it, when they want it no more.
Jeff thought of Yuba Bill's malediction, and understood it as he gazed.
If only my malediction is needed for that, ...