To see the devil who horns, claws and has forked tail or cloven hoofs means that you will suffer torment and despair. To battle with him, hazard. The devil who is talking with you in a friendly manner, means that you will suffer speedy temptation, treason, and despair or simply will lose goods of life. To be carried away by the devil, is interpreted as a warning of most unlucky misfortunes. To be possessed by the devil, is a good omen which benefits from some public functionary, or dignitary, a long and happy life. To see devil or to be pursued by him, and to escape by a desperate effort means persecution on the part of some influential person or judicial prosecution. To strike the devil and vanquish it means victory over enemies. To see the devil while praying, a temptation is becoming irresistible.