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Turning in his saddle he raised his heavy axe as as blacksmith does his hammer and brought it down on the demon’s head with the strength of a wild elephant, crushing his head, brain and shoulders into one mass. Then dismounting, he drew his gleaming dagger and severed his head from his… [in this story] you must recognise the demon as the man of evil, he that displays ingratitude towards God; for you must reckon anyone who transgresses the ways of humane conduct as a demon rather than a man. - Ferdowsi 

Turning in his saddle he raised his heavy axe as as blacksmith does his hammer and brought it down on the demon’s head with the strength of a wild elephant, crushing his head, brain and shoulders into one mass. Then dismounting, he drew his gleaming dagger and severed his head from his… [in this story] you must recognise the demon as the man of evil, he that displays ingratitude towards God; for you must reckon anyone who transgresses the ways of humane conduct as a demon rather than a man. - Ferdowsi 

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