Poyser disapproved; but she would have been ready to die with shame, vexation
, and fright if her aunt had this moment opened the door, and seen her with her bits of candle lighted, and strutting about decked in her scarf and ear-rings.
Nor did his disgust and vexation
cease when all hands had recovered from sea-sickness, and become accustomed to the ship, for now broke out an alarming keenness of appetite that threatened havoc to the provisions.
After a thousand scenes of pillage, of vexation
, and attacks by armed forces, their caravan arrived, in October, at the vast oasis of Asben.
The king, who expected to pass through the city and to proceed to Vaux without delay, became quite red in the face from vexation
But repressed vexation
at his son's poor-spirited behavior found expression in his treatment of his daughter.
Until that wretched yesterday-- except the moment of vexation
long ago in the very same room and in the very same presence--all their vision, all their thought of each other, had been as in a world apart, where the sunshine fell on tall white lilies, where no evil lurked, and no other soul entered.
She seated herself on the low stool at my feet; and I, suppressing a sigh of vexation
, began to fold up the epistle.
Cornelius heard this clause, but, the first feeling of vexation
and disappointment over, he said to himself, --
You will find there is vexation
, and liveliness and much of it, in the centre of the dog-killing yard when the sun cooks your sore joints till the grease of the leanness of you bubbles like the tender fat of a cooked sucking-pig.
The soup fell out of the long bill of the Crane at every mouthful, and his vexation
at not being able to eat afforded the Fox much amusement.
But happening to find near Clarus a seer greater than himself, Mopsus, the son of Manto, Teiresias' daughter, he died of vexation
I sing so well," said he, "that sixteen native grasshoppers who have chirped from infancy, and yet got no house built of cards to live in, grew thinner than they were before for sheer vexation
when they heard me.
Their envy did not, however, display itself openly, till poor Jenny, to the surprize of everybody, and to the vexation
of all the young women in these parts, had publickly shone forth on a Sunday in a new silk gown, with a laced cap, and other proper appendages to these.
Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought and on the labour that I had laboured to do; and behold, all was vanity and vexation
of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun.
And so much vapour and terrible voices came out of his throat, that I thought he would choke with vexation