He saw how it resulted in restless intrigues, like those of a harem between eunuchs and women and imbecile sultans, or the petty troubles of nuns full of underhand vexations, or college tyrannies, or diplomatic manoeuvrings fit to terrify
an ambassador, all put in motion to obtain a fee or an increase in salary; it was like the hopping of fleas harnessed to pasteboard cars, the spitefulness of slaves, often visited on the minister himself.
Betty,' says she, 'deals chiefly in fairies and sprites, and sometimes, in a winter night, will terrify
the maids with her accounts, till they are afraid to go up to bed.
They were eyes that could charm at one moment and terrify
at another; eyes that could set people laughing or crying almost at will.
The first audience is going to terrify
me,'' he says, ``and saying goodbye to people is going to terrify
Because masturbation had such dreadful consequences, educators, doctors, and parents needed to terrify
and sometimes torture children for their own good.
Chapman pleaded guilty to a charge of securing another to cruelly terrify
or torture a guinea pig and a charge of cruelty to a kitten.
But his condemnations of conservatives who were using the AIDS crisis to terrify
America into monogamy lost him his favored-son status.
THE news that Ireland may need a second bailout will terrify
millions of taxpayers already struggling to cope.