Although the lights were nearly extinguished, he kept knocking.
The alternative of the Trick does not really bear thinking about.
You have searched me, Lord,
and you know me.... especially when I have candy.
You know when I sit and when I rise..... so you better rise up and give him the candy!
Halloween: the practice of hospitality
Hmm. On reflection.
"Do not neglect to give out Halloween candy, for through it some have unknowingly entertained angels."