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The 'monarch,' as he observes, 'is naturally the very worst—the most maleficent member of the whole community.'
That maleficent giant can now hardly grin at the pilgrims whom he once harassed.
"I consider it less a case of idiocy than one of possession, maleficent possession," replied Crashaw.
THE WONDERJ. D. BERESFORD
It is, of course, no argument against this view that the authors of the Diræ regard Gladstone as a maleficent being.
The Assyrians looked upon the stars as divinities endued with beneficent or maleficent power.
ASTRONOMICAL MYTHSJOHN F. BLAKE
Religious morality, to abolish and extirpate the maleficent act, appeals to its author, to man in his capacity of active agent.
They were in its very basis, and must needs become more and more maleficent as the business fabric grew in size and complexity.
LOOKING BACKWARDEDWARD BELLAMY
Thus, a good thought is perpetuated as an active, beneficent power, an evil one as a maleficent demon.
Hence she was feared, not exactly as a maleficent deity, but as one whose business is with what is most dreaded and gloomy.
AMERICAN HERO-MYTHSDANIEL G. BRINTON
They applied to him to exercise his maleficent power on those whom they planned to deprive of their goods.
AMERICAN HERO-MYTHSDANIEL G. BRINTON

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