Usage examples for deviltry

  1. " Do the things that satisfy," he urged again, and I could see a deviltry dancing at me out of the corner of his eyes that I resented deeply without exactly knowing why. – The Heart's Kingdom by Maria Thompson Daviess
  2. It was believed that his purpose in reporting the result of his own deviltry to the chief of police was to secure the arrest of the boys on the Sea Lion and make off with her. – Boy Scouts in a Submarine by G. Harvey Ralphson
  3. Of course the result of it all was only a question of time; only a question of duration in villainy and shrewd human deviltry a mere question of how long supreme depravity would wear in a constant war upon fairness, purity, and the conscience of society. – The Spiritualists and the Detectives by Allan Pinkerton