The Devil Upon Two Sticks
Excerpt from Asmodeus, or the Devil Upon Two Sticks: Preceded by Dialogues, Serious and Comic Between Two Chimneys of Madrid A. It is all over with me, my dear neighbour, I am quite ruined; the Lares, my protecting gods, now freeze by my hearth, and the same chillness seizes myself from head to foot. - B. I am startled at what you tell me. How has this terrible distemper seized you? and how comes it you are so suddenly changed from hot to cold? for I have constantly seen you all in a fire.