"In 1747 the Reverend Abijah Hoadley, newly come to the Congregational Church at Dunwich Village, preached a memorable sermon on the close
presence of Satan and his imps;"
H.P. Lovecraft, The Dunwich Horror
"In the folk beliefs of Europe, this is a mischievous little devil, devilet, or minor fiend that is often described as being the childlike offspring of the Devil."
Carol Rose, Spirits, Fairies, Leprechauns and Goblins