The robed man tackled her, and the amulet went flying.
She jerked the amulet off his neck, and the lighting flickered.
If you take the amulet, no pain, guaranteed.
They tumbled to the ground, one foot --she wasn't sure whose --knocking the amulet away.
Further, from the 23rd of November 1654 dates the singular document usually known as "Pascal's amulet," a parchment slip which he wore constantly about him, and which bears the date followed by some lines of incoherent and strongly mystical devotion.