The first and the worst of all ---- is to cheat oneself.
Mrs Mercer stood up to go: she was sorry she couldn’t wait any longer, but it was after eight o’clock and she did not like to be out late as the night air was bad for her.
Who ever knew Truth put to the worse in a free and open ----?
It so happened, then, that Rocinante took a fancy to disport himself with their ladyships the ponies, and abandoning his usual gait and demeanour as he scented them, he, without asking leave of his master, got up a briskish little trot and hastened to make known his wishes to them; they, however, it seemed, preferred their pasture to him, and received him with their heels and teeth to such effect that they soon broke his girths and left him naked without a saddle to cover him; but what must have been worse to him was that the carriers, seeing the violence he was offering to their mares, came running up armed with stakes, and so belaboured him that they brought him sorely battered to the ground.
I’m really worse off than ever before, for I haven’t Katie Maurice and Violetta now.
For all I was feeling so bad about Mr. Phillips going away I couldn’t help taking a little interest in a new minister, could I?
It was a bad situation made worse by the fact that the sixteen-year-old that People’s “Most Eligible Bachelor” was fooling around with happened to be a boy, and the son of the director.
Em’ly was took bad with fever, and, what is very strange to me is,—maybe ‘tis not so strange to scholars,—the language of that country went out of her head, and she could only speak her own, that no one unnerstood.
Children who are bad at an early age are easily noticeable.
Every individual quality is merely a symptom of a whole nature, can be explained only by the whole complex, and the good properties depend as much on the bad ones as the bad on the good ones.
I knew because there was no picture, and I could tell it was worse than bad from the harmonics in her voice.
“It got worse before it got better,” Gwedif confided. “
In spite of her continual anxiety that the dishes should be passed round correctly and that everyone should taste them, in spite of the agonising cough which interrupted her every minute and seemed to have grown worse during the last few days, she hastened to pour out in a half whisper to Raskolnikov all her suppressed feelings and her just indignation at the failure of the dinner, interspersing her remarks with lively and uncontrollable laughter at the expense of her visitors and especially of her landlady.
IN WHICH IS CONTINUED THE NOVEL OF "THE ILL-ADVISED CURIOSITY" "It is commonly said that an army looks ill without its general and a castle without its castellan, and I say that a young married woman looks still worse without her husband unless there are very good reasons for it.
OFFICE SEEKERS WORSE THAN WAR.
Upon inquiry, he found that she had grown worse between three and four o'clock, and had anxiously desired that he come to her about that time, finally dispatching a messenger for him at half-past four, the moment at which he awoke."
But, upon my lost soul, I won't be bad towards you again, Tess.
What seems to you bad within youwill grow purer from the very fact of your observing it in yourself.
She got worse and worse until she was sicker than ever the Hammond twins were, even the last pair.
10:019:007 Now therefore arise, go forth, and speak comfortably unto thy servants: for I swear by the LORD, if thou go not forth, there will not tarry one with thee this night: and that will be worse unto thee than all the evil that befell thee from thy youth until now.