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You then, as I understand, followed her home and saw through the window an altercation between her husband and her, in which she doubtless cast his conduct to you in his teeth.
They had a lurid altercation, in which they damned each other's souls with frequence.
MY dear sir," said the editor to the man, who had called to see about his poem, "I regret to say that owing to an unfortunate altercation in this office the greater part of your manuscript is illegible; a bottle of ink was upset upon it, blotting out all but the first line - that is to say - "
I was worn out by two days and a night of hard railway travel and had not entirely recovered from a gunshot wound in the head, received in an altercation.
Meantime returning to that evening altercation in deadened tones within the private apartment of Miss de Barral's governess, what if I were to tell you that disappointment had most likely made them touchy with each other, but that perhaps the secret of his careless, railing behaviour, was in the thought, springing up within him with an emphatic oath of relief "Now there's nothing to prevent me from breaking away from that old woman.
And so the altercation in the night went on, over the irremediable.
Containing scenes of altercation, of no very uncommon kind.
The two chambermaids being again left alone, began a second bout at altercation, which soon produced a combat of a more active kind.
Do you think, sir,' said Mr Willet, looking hard at Solomon Daisy--for it was his custom in cases of personal altercation to fasten upon the smallest man in the party--'do you think, sir, that I'm a born fool?
When there, a fresh altercation arose between them, in the course of which Drebber received a blow from the stick, in the pit of the stomach, perhaps, which killed him without leaving any mark.
You know forty-seven songs,' said the man, with a gravity which admitted of no altercation on the subject.
Competitiveness between the banks increases, leading to altercations between them.
The gang opened fire on the soldiers, who in return fired back and one of the kidnappers was killed in the altercations.
Baghdad (NINA) -- The Iraqiya Slate refused entering into altercations with some politicians, and the statements accusing head of the IS, Dr.
Summary: Rabat - Morocco's Communication Ministry expressed, on Monday, its astonishment regarding information spread by some Spanish media outlets about altercations on the sidelines of a hearing, held on November 5 at Casablanca's appeals court, to examine the case of the so-called Tamek group.