n. One of the Creator's lamentable mistakes, repented in
sashcloth and axes. Being instated as an archangel, Satan made
himself multifariously objectionable and was finally expelled from
Heaven. Halfway in his descent he paused, bent his head in thought a
moment and at last went back. "There is one favor that I should like
to ask," said he.
"Man, I understand, is about to be created. He will need laws."
"What, wretch! you his appointed adversary, charged from the dawn
of eternity with hatred of his soul -- you ask for the right to make
"Pardon; what I have to ask is that he be permitted to make them
It was so ordered.
Aides, Aidoneus, Ananias, Apollyon, Baron Munchausen, Beelzebub, Cerberus, Charon, Cora, Despoina, Dis, Dis pater, Erebus, Father of Lies, Hades, Hel, His Satanic Majesty, Kore, Loki, Lucifer, Mephistopheles, Minos, Old Nick, Old Scratch, Orcus, Osiris, Persephassa, Persephone, Pluto, Proserpina, Proserpine, Rhadamanthus, Satanas, Sir John Mandeville, consummate liar, deuce, devil-god, diablo, dirty liar, equivocator, fabricator, fabulist, fallen angel, false witness, falsifier, fibber, fibster, fiend, habitual liar, liar, mythomaniac, palterer, pathological liar, perjurer, prevaricator, pseudologist, pseudologue, serpent, spinner of yarns, storyteller, the Adversary, the Arch-fiend, the Common Enemy, the Demon, the Devil, the Devil Incarnate, the Evil One, the Evil Spirit, the Fiend, the Foul Fiend, the Old Enemy, the Old Serpent, the Tempter, the Wicked One, the archenemy, the serpent, viper, yarn spinner, yarner
satan, the Devil, Lucifer, Mephistopheles, Ahriman, Belial, Samael, Zamiel, Beelzebub, the Prince of the Devils, the tempter, the evil one, the evil spirit, the Adversary, the archenemy, the author of evil, the wicked one, the old Serpent, the Prince of darkness, the Prince of this world, the Prince of the power of the air, the foul fiend, the arch fiend, the devil incarnate, the common enemy, the angel of the bottomless pit, Abaddon, Apollyon, fallen angels, unclean spirits, devils, the rulers, the powers of darkness, inhabitants of Pandemonium, demon, diabolism, devilism, devilship, diabolology, satanism, devil worship, manicheism, the cloven foot, satanic, diabolic, devilish, infernal, hellborn, Mythological and other fabulous Deities and Powers.