But the infernal thing was taking a long time to burst.
"Well, I had every excuse, after living with that infernal thing for a week!"
"I wouldn't sleep near the infernal thing again for all the money you could offer me."
"That infernal thing is hiding out there, waiting for us to make a mistake," he said.
That was an infernal shabby thing to do; mean and very like a scrub.
I've got to take the infernal thing down tonight.
When the infernal thing was more than a match for any ship it might meet.
How many of the infernal things were there?
But the infernal thing opened as soon as I reached it.
He'd taken the infernal thing back to his own room where he could study it in peace.