He told her of his sins; of those days of doubt when he yielded to the tempter's power and how near he came to losing his soul.
The tempter was sure that the battle was won, and smiled contentedly.
By what hath been said, you may understand what kind of officers and instruments the tempter useth.
The tempter, in making a second attack, became more positive.
It was the tempter, the syren that drew the soul from higher duties.
That way, whispered the tempter, was too straight and simple.
You put off praying and allowed the tempter to twist himself around you in the way he is.
"There's Monte Carlo; you might pull down a tidy sum," said the tempter.
So he closed his ears to the suggestions of the tempter, and persisted in his work.
Once you yield, be it ever so little, to the tempter, you are lost.