Assume a virtue, if you have it not. That monster, custom, who all sense doth eat, of habits devil, is angel yet in this, that to the use of actions fair and good he likewise gives a frock or livery that aptly is put on. Refrain tonight, and that shall lend a kind of easiness to the next abstinence; the next more easy; for use almost can change the stamp of nature.
By the angel," jace said, looking the demon up and down. "i knew greater demons were meant to be ugly, but no one ever warned me about the smell." abbadon opened its mouth and hissed. Inside its mouth were two rows of jagged glass-sharp teeth. "i'm not sure about this wind and howling darkness business," jace went on, "smells more like landfill to me. You sure you're not from staten island?
We studied our angels for a few moments more, looking at where we had lain side by side in that sweet, quiet moment. i wished what i’d said was true, that we had truly left our mark on the mountain. but i knew that after the next snowfall, our angels would disappear into the whiteness and be nothing more than a memory.