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Lecount that she must come off her domestic throne, to make way for a young and beautiful successor, armed with the authority of a wife, and an unpleasant scene must be the inevitable result.
Then suddenly traversing a little glade, I saw with an unpleasant start two clumsy legs among the trees, walking with noiseless footsteps parallel with my course, and perhaps thirty yards away from me.
It was greatly weather-worn, and that imparted an unpleasant suggestion of disease.
You might excite a little curiosity, but it is not every one who likes to be made the centre of observation and the subject of unpleasant remark.
Let us not make ourselves the subjects of unpleasant remarks.
Regarded apart from its reflection, the mirror presents a continuous, flat, colourless, unrelieved surface, - a thing always and obviously unpleasant.
And, by-the-by, you had better not invite her any more on that account, as I wish her to find her situation as unpleasant as possible.
He waited, he gibbered, he was recompensed, he was dissatisfied, he did not leave them until he had swept their minds clean of all thoughts whether pleasant or unpleasant.
Letterblair's view; but put into words by this selfish, well-fed and supremely indifferent old man it suddenly became the Pharisaic voice of a society wholly absorbed in barricading itself against the unpleasant.
You are a Madame de Genlis and nothing more" (this nickname, bestowed on Vera by Nicholas, was considered very stinging), "and your greatest pleasure is to be unpleasant to people
In fact, it is probable that but for Mary's existence and Fred's love for her, his conscience would have been much less active both in previously urging the debt on his thought and impelling him not to spare himself after his usual fashion by deferring an unpleasant task, but to act as directly and simply as he could.
But these unpleasant things existed only in a few remote parts of the Land of Oz.
I don't like to think of broken hearts -- or anything unpleasant.
The thought that he might, and very probably would, die that night occurred to him, but did not seem particularly unpleasant or dreadful.
And, lastly, he inveighed against Minerva because she had not contrived iron wheels in the foundation of her house, so its inhabitants might more easily remove if a neighbor proved unpleasant.