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  1. El diablo estaba enfermo (The Devil Was Sick) es un relato fantástico del escritor norteamericano Bruce Elliot (1914-1973), publicado originalmente en la edición de abril de 1951 de la revista The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, y luego reeditado en la antología de 1958: Pactos con el diablo (Deals with the Devil). El diablo estaba ...

  2. Manser's Dictionary of Everyday Idioms (revised 1997) says the devil - used as an answer to a statement to express anger, disbelief, or other strong feeling. So basically, when the Devil was sick he acted like a saint, but no way did he keep that up when he was well.

  3. 9780199539536. Published online: 2009. Current Online Version: 2009. eISBN: 9780191727740. Find at OUP.com. Google Preview. The devil was sick, the Devil a saint would be; the Devil was well, the devil a saint was he! Promises made in adversity may not be kept in prosperity. Cf. medieval L. aegrotavit daemon, monachus tunc esse volebat; daemon ...

  4. EL DIABLO ESTABA ENFERMO Bruce Elliot THE DEVIL WAS SICK, Bruce Elliot. Copyright 1951 by Fantasy House, Inc.. Permission by the author. Traducción de Jaime Pi ...

  5. Cover by George Salter. Bruce Elliott was the author of ten short stories and three novels during a career that ran from 1944 until 1970, with seven of his stories appearing between 1951 and 1953. “The Devil Was Sick” appeared in the April 1951 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and was promptly reprinted in the anthology Adventures in Tomorrow, edited by Kendell F. Crossen.

  6. The devil was sick, the devil a monk would be; The devil was well, the devil a monk was he. People who make pious resolutions in time of illness or peril forget all about them when they are healthy and safe again. John Owen wrote this epigram:

  7. Elliott contributed material to The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, including the acclaimed reverse-werewolf story "Wolves Don't Cry" (1954) and a comic fantasy about Satan, "The Devil Was Sick". In November 1972, Elliott was hit by a taxi cab driver, lapsed into a coma, and died four months later on March 21, 1973.