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Evil is devised against you—evil you are powerless now to resist.
PABO, THE PRIESTSABINE BARING-GOULD
The statesman felt it; it put new vigor into the despatches he wrote and the measures he devised with regard to the slave-trade.
The worst enemy of M. le Duc d'Orleans could not have devised a more rash and ridiculous undertaking.
In spite of this, no system has as yet been devised for its culture.
And king Ptolemee got the dominion of the cities by the sea side, even to Seleucia, and he devised evil designs against Alexander.
The Boston & Worcester devised the headlight, so that time might be saved by handling freight at night.
THE MODERN RAILROADEDWARD HUNGERFORD
He devised it to George's eldest son,—should George ever marry and have a son,—as soon as he might reach the age of twenty-five.
CAN YOU FORGIVE HER?ANTHONY TROLLOPE
Before all things, a means must be devised for improving and clarifying the understanding.
Striking a match and lighting a slush lamp which he had devised, Stane looked round.
Hence, by the ideas of the time, was to be apprehended weakness for war, unless some effective check could be devised.

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