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- adjective Of or
relatingto daemons; diabolical.
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“Life is a hideous thing, and from the background behind what we know of it peer daemonical hints of truth which make it sometimes a thousandfold more hideous.”
It is most powerful in youth; it is most powerful upon youth; yet some retain it till far on in years, and no age but feels its sway: -- a veiled and mysterious force; sometimes daemonical, often divine: at once the delight and the despair of man.
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