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BOHN'S STANDARD LIBRARY.

DE FOE'S WORKS,

Vol. IIL

THE

NOVELS

AND

MISCELLANEOUS WORKS

DANIEL DE FOE.

WITA PREPACES AND NOTES, INCLUDING THOSE ATTRIBUTED TO

SIR WALTER SCOTT.

MOLL FLANDERS,

AND

HISTORY OF THE DEVIL

LONDON : GEORGE BELL AND SONS, YORK STREET,

COVENT GARDEN.

1884.

PS 3401 1882

LONDON :
PRINTED BY WILLIAM CLOWES AND SONS, LIMITED,

STAMFORD STREET AND CHARING CROSS.

CONTENTS.

PART I.

CHAPTER I.

Being an introduction to the whole work . . . . . 287

CHAPTER JI.

Of the word "devil,' as it is a proper name to the Devil, and any or all

his host, angels, &c. . . . . . . . . 299

CHAPTER III.

Of the original of the Devil, who he is, what he was before his expulsion

out of heaven, and in what state he was from that time to the creation

of man . . . . . . . . . . . 309

CHAPTER IV.

Of the name of the Devil, his original, and the nature of his circumstances

since he has been called by that name . . . . . 313

CHAPTER V.

Of the station Satan had in heaven before he fell; the nature and original

of his crime, and some of Mr. Milton's mistakes about it . . 332

CHAPTER VI.

What became of the Devil and his host of fallen spirits after their being

expelled from heaven, and his wandering condition till the creation ;

with some more of Mr. Milton's absurdities on that subject. . 342

CHAPTER VII.

Of the number of Satan's host; how they came first to know of the new

created worlds now in being, and their measures with mankind upon the

discovery . . . . . . . . . 348

CHAPTER VIII.

Of the power of the Devil at the time of the creation of this world ;

whetber it has not been farther straitened and limited since that time,

and what shifts and stratagems he is obliged to make use of to compass

his designs upon mankind . . . . . . . 354

CHAPTER IX.

Of the progress of Satan in carrying on his conquest over mankind, from

the fall of Eve to the Deluge . . .

CHAPTER X.

Of the Devil's second kingdom, and how he got footing in the renewed

world by his victory over Noah and his race . . . . 380

CHAPTER XI.

Of God's calling a church out of the midst of a degenerate world, and of

Satan's new measures upon that incident: how he attacked them imme..

diately, and his success in those attacks . . . . . 401

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