No Tears For Old Scratch

Author: Ken Wohlrob
Publisher: Bully Press
ISBN: 0692219102
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"If you’re looking for redeeming qualities in a main character, actually any character, stay away from Ken Wohlrob's No Tears for Old Scratch. A biting satire, a meditation on good and evil, a foot up your a**, take your pick.

Reviving Old Scratch

Author: Richard Beck
Publisher: Fortress Press
ISBN: 1506401368
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In Reviving Old Scratch, popular blogger and theologian Richard Beck reintroduces the devil to the modern world with a biblical, bold, and urgent vision of spiritual warfare: we must resist the devil by joining the kingdom of God’s ...

Old Scratch

Author: Warren Driggs
ISBN: 9780998779508
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The tale is narrated by the devil, Old Scratch himself, who observes the colorful cast of characters with utter bemusement.

The Complete Works Of Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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The old fellow must have resembled me in more points than one," said Peter,
complacently, "or he never would have grown so rich. But, methinks, he might
have invested the money better than he did — no interest ! — nothing but good
security ! — and the house to be torn down to come at it ! What made him hide it
so- snug, Tabby ? " "Because he could not spend it," said Tabitha; "for as often as
he went to unlock the chest, the Old Scratch came behind and caught his arm.
The money ...

Strange Happenings

Author: Avi
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547545398
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Scratch just as he had been before, a constantly changing man. He was tall, he
was short, he was thin and fat. All at once and all the time, he wore a thousand
different fashions of every color and hue. "Yes," the shoemaker said at last, "I can
see you. But because of you, my hands have become quite useless. I can make
nothing. That's not very fair, is it?" "I suppose not," said Old Scratch. "But I assure
you, no old hand is so old it can't feel my presence. Reach out. You'll be able to
feel ...

Dictionary Of Idiomatic English Phrases

Author: James Main Dixon
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it is doubtful if Mr. Bellamy would have ever come to the scratch at all. I. H.
Haggard. Finally, to my patron's great content, I consented to come up to the
scratch, and Monday night I had the hardihood to present myself in the music
room of the Adelphi. Reade. Old Scratch—the devil. F. “Sam,” says she, “what on
earth ails you, to make you act so like Old Scratch in your sleep?” Haliburton. I'd
as soon intrust my affairs to Old Scratch as to him. Mrs. H. Wood. A scratch team
or pack--a ...

Kris Kringle

Author: Maria Ciampi
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1434398978
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Lodinia becomes Kris dancing with his pillow as he talks to Old Scratch/Mr. D on
the miniature communicator. KRIS Then she kissed me on the cheek. All thanks
to you, Old Scratch. OLD SCRATCH/MR. D I had nothing to do with it. She just
recognizes your talent. KRIS (stops dancing) You know, Old Scratch, for the first
time I believe I might actually become an elf. OLD SCRATCH/MR. D I couldn't be

The Natural Genesis Or Second Part Of A Book Of The Beginnings

Author: Gerald Massey
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This is our " Old Scratch," the original of which is the " Scrat," the hermaphrodite,
the twofold nature exhibited in the mysteries of the Sabbath as the black goat-
divinity, afterwards called " Old Scratch " or the devil. " Scrat " is also an old
woman. Even in the worship of Old Scratch the feminine image dominated, as in
Ishtar the Zikarat. The Neeshenams have an Old Scratch, in a ghost named
Bohem Culleh, which is of both sexes.9 Astarte the supreme goddess, says Philo,
placed on her ...

A Classical Dictionary Of The Vulgar Tongue

Author: Francis Grose
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Old one, the devil. Old nick, the devil. The following ludicrous reason 5s given for
this appellation, and that of old scratch : thw angel first employed in forming
women, had forgot to cut their parts of generation, which the devil undertook to do
by the following contrivance, he placed himself in a kind of sawpit, with a scythe
fixed to a stick, in his hand, and directed the women to straddle over it ; the pit
being too deep for the length of his instrument, he g3ve the tall women only a
moderate ...