I thought of her having said, "Matthew will come and see me at last when I am laid dead upon that table;" and I asked Herbert whether his father was so inveterate
The royal policy had long been to weaken, by every means, legal or illegal, the strength of a part of the population which was justly considered as nourishing the most inveterate
antipathy to their victor.
And what is to become of you when I am not here to get you out of your scrapes, or of Gertrude without me to check her inveterate
snobbishness, is more than I can foresee.
Hubbard was a florid, red-whiskered little man, whose admiration for art was considerably tempered by the inveterate
impecuniosity of most of the artists who dealt with him.
This prince, besides his ill will to Sultan Segued, which was kept up by some malcontents among the Abyssin nobility, who, provoked at the conversion of their master, were plotting a revolt, entertained an inveterate
hatred against the Portuguese for the death of his grandfather, who had been killed many years before, which he swore the blood of the Jesuits should repay.
they do not know, and cannot tell; but in order that they may not appear to be at a loss, they repeat the ready-made charges which are used against all philosophers about teaching things up in the clouds and under the earth, and having no gods, and making the worse appear the better cause; for they do not like to confess that their pretence of knowledge has been detected-- which is the truth; and as they are numerous and ambitious and energetic, and are drawn up in battle array and have persuasive tongues, they have filled your ears with their loud and inveterate
Let the most scrupulous expositors of delegated powers; let the most inveterate
objectors against those exercised by the convention, answer these questions.
Fogg usually confined himself to the cabin, where he kept Aouda company, or, according to his inveterate
habit, took a hand at whist.
He spoke upon all subjects except the sciences, alleging in this respect the inveterate
hatred he had borne to scholars from his childhood.
Bonapartist; took an active part in the return from the Island of Elba.
So it is with all other dispositions also, unless through lapse of time a disposition has itself become inveterate
and almost impossible to dislodge: in which case we should perhaps go so far as to call it a habit.
These savages are the most dangerous banditti of the mountains, and the inveterate
foe of the trappers.
It was quite amusing, too, to see with what earnestness they disclaimed all cannibal propensities on their own part, while they denounced their enemies--the Typees--as inveterate
gourmandizers of human flesh; but this is a peculiarity to which I shall hereafter have occasion to allude.
His face was long, of a fair complexion, burnt to a fiery red; with a snub nose, cocked into an inveterate
pug; a mouth of enormous dimensions, filled with fine teeth; and a pair of blue eyes, that seemed to look about them on surrounding objects with habitual contempt.
Monk, that, from an inveterate
enemy, he became a friend to the deposed king.