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Antichrist


as beguiling as the Antichrist
  Christianity:  the adversary of Christ who the New Testament predicts will rule the world prior to the Second Coming of Christ
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  • as beguiling as the Antichrist
  • This time he glares at me like I’ve just suggested he date the Antichrist.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • How could poor backward Poland (Sophie often heard him say), losing its identity with clockwork regularity to oppressor after oppressor—especially the barbarous Russians, who were now also in the grip of the Communist antichrist—find salvation and cultural grace except through the intercession of Germany, which had so magnificently fused a historic tradition of mythic radiance and the supertechnology of the twentieth century, creating a prophetic synthesis for lesser nations to turnů
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • For Dad, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the Antichrist, Harry Truman the vice-Antichrist, and UMWA chief John L. Lewis was Lucifer himself.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky

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  • Ay, and observe—it just occurs to me that the Puritans are furious against Buckingham, and their preachers designate him as the Antichrist.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • But I warn you, if you don’t tell me that this means war, if you still try to defend the infamies and horrors perpetrated by that Antichrist—I really believe he is Antichrist—I will have nothing more to do with you and you are no longer my friend, no longer my ’faithful slave,’ as you call yourself!
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • The .38 was in case he met Antichrist on the job.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • You know, the Antichrist, Armageddon, the final battle between good and evil?
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • "Oh! mask of Antichrist!" said one.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • FLORRY: (Offended) Well, it was in the papers about Antichrist.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses

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  • And this is the Spirit of Antichrist.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • To M. de Saint Alard, Deroulard appeared almost as Antichrist.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • He was invited to Mr. Bulstrode’s; but here he could not lie down on the rug, and Mrs. Bulstrode felt that his mode of talking about Catholic countries, as if there were any truce with Antichrist, illustrated the usual tendency to unsoundness in intellectual men.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • Rife is the Antichrist.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • ’They tell me you expound the prophecies relating to Antichrist,’ said he, when we were alone.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Idiot
  • Or Antichrist!
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • In the years since the Jack in the Box outbreak, David Theno has emerged as a fast food maverick, applauded by consumer groups and considered "the Antichrist," he says, by many in the meatpacking industry.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • THE ANTICHRIST!
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • Wherefore I shall now transcribe some of them from a manuscript, wherein they were then tendered unto consideration: "General Considerations for the Plantation of New England "First, It will be a service unto the Church of great consequence, to carry the Gospel unto those parts of the world, and raise a bulwark against the kingdom of Antichrist, which the Jesuits labour to rear up in all parts of the world.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • ANTIMATTER IS THE ANTICHRIST!
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • I can honestly say that during the eleven months these examinations lasted I got so used to them that I was almost surprised at having ever enjoyed anything better than those rare moments when the magistrate, after escorting me to the door of the office, would pat my shoulder and say in a friendly tone, "Well, Mr. Antichrist, that’s all for the present!
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • They fought him with as much unscru-pulousness and hatred as if he had been an antichrist, and they truly believed themselves to be defending the right It became a civil war of ideologies.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • She may have been tempted by the Antichrist.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • For Dad, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the Antichrist, Harry Truman the vice-Antichrist, and UMWA chief John L. Lewis was Lucifer himself.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • Safe arrival of Antichrist.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • "It’s him that will come as the Antichrist, to lead men into the flaming bowels of perdition, to the bloody end of wickedness, as Star Wormwood hangs blazing in the sky, as gall gnaws at the vitals of the children, as women’s wombs give forth monstrosities, as the works of men’s hands turn to blood-"
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • But I warn you, if you don’t tell me that this means war, if you still try to defend the infamies and horrors perpetrated by that Antichrist—I really believe he is Antichrist—I will have nothing more to do with you and you are no longer my friend, no longer my ’faithful slave,’ as you call yourself!
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Rumors of the war with Bonaparte and his invasion were connected in their minds with the same sort of vague notions of Antichrist, the end of the world, and "pure freedom."
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • "Well, scholar of Antichrist, may you be strangled with the entrails of your mother!" exclaimed Phoebus, and he gave the drunken scholar a rough push; the latter slipped against the wall, and slid flabbily to the pavement of Philip Augustus.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • The Third Book In the third Book, he handleth the question whether the Pope be Antichrist.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • But of these many Antichrists, there is one speciall one, O Antichristos, The Antichrist, or Antichrist definitely, as one certaine person; not indefinitely An Antichrist.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • Every Spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh, is not of God; And this is the Spirit of Antichrist.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • And therefore Antichrist must be a False Christ, that is, some one of them that shall pretend themselves to be Christ.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • And therefore The Antichrist is not yet come; whereas, many Popes are both come and gone.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • But of these many Antichrists, there is one speciall one, O Antichristos, The Antichrist, or Antichrist definitely, as one certaine person; not indefinitely An Antichrist.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • But of these many Antichrists, there is one speciall one, O Antichristos, The Antichrist, or Antichrist definitely, as one certaine person; not indefinitely An Antichrist.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • But of these many Antichrists, there is one speciall one, O Antichristos, The Antichrist, or Antichrist definitely, as one certaine person; not indefinitely An Antichrist.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • And therefore Antichrist in the proper signification hath two essentiall marks; One, that he denyeth Jesus to be Christ; and another that he professeth himselfe to bee Christ.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • So that the rule is perfect on both sides; that he is a true Prophet, which preacheth the Messiah already come, in the person of Jesus; and he a false one that denyeth him come, and looketh for him in some future Imposter, that shall take upon him that honour falsely, whom the Apostle there properly calleth Antichrist.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • You believe, and yet you deliver me up to him who fills and defiles the world with his heresies and debaucheries—to that infamous Sardanapalus whom the blind call the Duke of Buckingham, and whom believers name Antichrist!
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • His love for Natasha, Antichrist, Napoleon, the invasion, the comet, 666, L’Empereur Napoleon, and L’russe Besuhof—all this had to mature and culminate, to lift him out of that spellbound, petty sphere of Moscow habits in which he felt himself held captive and lead him to a great achievement and great happiness.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • False Christs, are such as pretend to be the Christ, but are not, and are called properly Antichrists, in such sense, as when there happeneth a Schisme in the Church by the election of two Popes, the one calleth the other Antipapa, or the false Pope.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • And out of these two Marks, "to deny Jesus to be the Christ," and to "affirm himselfe to be the Christ," it followeth, that he must also be an "Adversary of the true Christ," which is another usuall signification of the word Antichrist.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • It is true, the Pope in taking upon him to give Laws to all Christian Kings, and Nations, usurpeth a Kingdome in this world, which Christ took not on him: but he doth it not As Christ, but as For Christ, wherein there is nothing of the Antichrist.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • Now seeing the Pope of Rome, neither pretendeth himself, nor denyeth Jesus to be the Christ, I perceive not how he can be called Antichrist; by which word is not meant, one that falsely pretendeth to be His Lieutenant, or Vicar Generall, but to be Hee.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • For my part, I see no argument that proves he is so, in that sense that Scripture useth the name: nor will I take any argument from the quality of Antichrist, to contradict the Authority he exerciseth, or hath heretofore exercised in the Dominions of any other Prince, or State.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • She did not realize the significance of this war, though Dessalles with whom she constantly conversed was passionately interested in its progress and tried to explain his own conception of it to her, and though the "God’s folk" who came to see her reported, in their own way, the rumors current among the people of an invasion by Antichrist, and though Julie (now Princess Drubetskaya), who had resumed correspondence with her, wrote patriotic letters from Moscow.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • He said you are the Antichrist" The gunslinger shook his head.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • (Reuben I Antichrist, wandering jew, a clutching hand open on his spine, stumps forward.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • There is also some Mark of the time of this speciall Antichrist, as (Mat.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
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