No, but they may do worse, they may look on ye, and Looking breeds Liking; and Liking, Love; and Love a damn'd thing, call'd Desire; and Desire begets the Devil and all of Mischief to young Wenches--Get ye gone in, I say--here's a Lord coming--and Lords are plaguy things to Women.
"But he did write once; and plaguy good news was it that he sent us in that letter!"
This is one of the plaguy comforts of going anonymous.
Mean time these plaguy women are so impertinent, so full of reproaches, that I know not how to do any thing but curse them.
One extract must suffice here: "Whenever we step on shore a species of plover, a plaguy sort of public-spirited individual, follows, flying overhead, and is most persevering in its attempts to give warning to all animals to flee from the approaching danger."
You see them men under the eaves--they're a plaguy sight safer up there, than we be down here; and; if 'twere'n't for the look of the thing, I wish I was with 'em.
*** I have heard her story!--Art, damn'd, confounded, wicked, unpardonable art, is a woman of her character--But show me a woman, and I'll show thee a plotter!--This plaguy sex is art itself: every individual of it is a plotter by nature.
She disappeared, muttering something about "them plaguy flower-pots."
Whom dealest thou with for thy blacks?-- Wert thou well used?--I shall want a plaguy parcel of them.
"And won't you take this plaguy mule?"
A plaguy lot I care about two bucks, but, oh, boy, I was looking forward to that meeting and how we were going to have Skinny all decorated and present him to the Elks.
Difficulties still to be got over in procuring this plaguy license.
I conclude with telling him, 'that I had offered to present the Lady his Lordship's bill; but on her declining to accept of it (having myself no present occasion for it) I return it enclosed, with my thanks, &c.' And is not this going a plaguy length?
Hum--this Turkey Air has a notable faculty, where the Women are all plaguy kind.
The old farmers said the lads were "wide awake," and the "buck-eyes" declared that there was no being up to the plaguy Irishmen "no how," for they were always sure to have every thing their own way.
Be in a plaguy hurry running up stair and down, to fetch from the dining-room what you carry up on purpose to fetch, till motion extraordinary put you out of breath, and give you the sigh natural.
The muzzle is more than a foot deep, and has a plaguy gunpowder look!"
Yet the Captain looked plaguy grave.
And at this instant I thought I felt the revived varletess (on but a slight retrograde motion) writhing round my pericardium like a serpent; and in the action of a dying one, (collecting all its force into its head,) fix its plaguy fangs into my heart.
"Then do you put them plaguy clappers away, and listen to me patiently," says he.
Even the houses had a plaguy aspect, with shuttered windows and barred doors.