Creatures Of Night Gargoyles as what we saw on television and on the news are carved in the walls of the church or anything like tall buildings in Europe. These creatures as what they said that will guard where it has been put from evil spirits.
'when he caught the whip thong over his head on the straight out of Lambton, he and Healy were grinning like devils.' Idiom: to grin like a devil - an open-mouth teeth-showing grin. This pic - Paisley Abbey gargoyle - Wikipedia