Then he calls a rat to gnaw a gap in the pentagram, and escapes.
"The virtues of the Pentagram endure," he said, with absolute self-possession.
Pentagram, pen′ta-gram, n. a five-pointed star: a magic figure so called.
The floor was of red lacquer, and in it was inlaid a pentagram the size of the room, made of wide strips of brass.
In the centre of this pentagram was a circular ...