The agent had promised me to have the obnoxious
notice-board removed, but I apprehended that as soon as the letter announcing his intention reached her she would remove it herself, and when I passed by in the morning there she was on a chair and a foot-stool pounding lustily at it with a hammer.
The blunt savagery of Trent, his apparently heartless treatment of his weaker partner, and his avowed unscrupulousness, offended the newcomer much in the same manner as in many ways he himself was obnoxious
By some legerdemain the Admiral found that he was clutching in his right hand one of the obnoxious
Is it not evident that if the ether were affected to the degree which he maintains, and if it were obnoxious
to human health, the result of it would already be apparent upon ourselves?
It was indeed a sight to see him watching the obnoxious
moths and butterflies, killing slugs, and driving away the hungry bees.
During his last days here he had made himself so obnoxious
that the natives on Malaita would have nothing to do with him.
It was the obnoxious
apron-string, the first of the many compulsions she would exert upon him if he gave in.
Then, I said, we shall have to obliterate many obnoxious
passages, beginning with the verses, I would rather he a serf on the land of a poor and portionless man than rule over all the dead who have come to nought.
And now Black George was pitched upon by him, as being a person already obnoxious
to Mr Western, and one of no good fame in the country.
This one appears to be scarcely twenty years old, and the effrontery with which he dared to question us and discuss the matter with us made him particularly obnoxious
Fentolin continued, "have grown until I find them obtrusive and obnoxious
I remember once watching a cock pigeon running over and over again to the edge of a looking-glass to try to wreak vengeance on the particularly obnoxious
bird whom he expected to find there, judging by what he saw in the glass.
Balfour," said he; "above all of Highlanders, many of whom are obnoxious
to the law.
And this was usually said in the unanimously- carried resolution under hand and seal, to the effect: 'That this assembled Body of Professing Philanthropists views, with indignant scorn and contempt, not unmixed with utter detestation and loathing abhorrence'--in short, the baseness of all those who do not belong to it, and pledges itself to make as many obnoxious
statements as possible about them, without being at all particular as to facts.
He was a Turkish merchant and had inhabited Paris for many years, when, for some reason which I could not learn, he became obnoxious
to the government.