Which preposition to use with nuisances

to Occurrences 52%

No, Sir, I'll have satisfaction first, or the Vice-Roy shall know how he's serv'd by drunken Officers, that are a Nuisance to a Civil Government.

of Occurrences 37%

But the womenwhy, Rudolph, there was an Italian countess at Romethe impudent minx!who actually made me believeHowever, Jack explained all that, after I had made both a spectacle and a nuisance of myself, and he had behaved so nobly in the entire affair that for days afterwards I was positively limp with repentance.

in Occurrences 20%

You could only become an interminable nuisance in trying to soothe my dying hours.

by Occurrences 6%

But our Air Force soon mitigated the nuisance by raiding their aerodromes, and brought down a number of hostile planes in air fighting.

than Occurrences 6%

He liked the other animals, and he ofttimes wanted to help the smaller creatures as best he could, but his immense size and bulk generally made him feel more like a nuisance than a help.

from Occurrences 5%

[the Board smiled knowingly], if we employ all possible means to oust this old nuisance from among us.

at Occurrences 5%

I was on rearguard, a nuisance at the best of times, as any check at the head of the column acts on the rearguard in increasing ratio to the length of the column, so a good deal of time is spent in wondering why the dickens they don't get on in front.

about Occurrences 5%

Giles Peram continued to make himself a nuisance about the home of Robert Stevens and to annoy his sister, until the indignant brother horsewhipped him and drove him from the premises.

for Occurrences 4%

It will be a nuisance for you.

on Occurrences 3%

To allow no one to commit a nuisance on or near my post. 10.

with Occurrences 3%

When, fifteen months later, New York was restored to the English, Carteret had a part of his authority restored to him; but sufficient was reserved to give Andros a pretext for asserting his authority and making himself a nuisance with the people.

without Occurrences 2%

Like the lantana of Hawaii and Ceylon, imported to Tahiti to fill a want, it had abused hospitality, and become a nuisance without apparent remedy.

after Occurrences 2%

These last became such an intolerable nuisance after a time, that she was forced to swathe herself in a hot and cumbering veil.

through Occurrences 1%

Improvements came by degrees, until they set in very rapidly, but probably by 1750, when hunting had progressed a good deal, and pace was increased in all pastimes, the old-fashioned Pointer was voted a nuisance through his extreme caution and tortoise-like movements.

into Occurrences 1%

Moreover, it would be a criminal offence punishable by the death sentence for any person to bring another of the infernal nuisances into the world.

before Occurrences 1%

It was in an action for nuisance before Tindal, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, at Croydon Assizes.

within Occurrences 1%

Item, That no one commit any nuisance within either of the courts, vppon paine of 1d. VII.

as Occurrences 1%

When they had gone, Lady Theodosia said to me that men were a great nuisance as a rule, but that she had a pet friend, a "dear docile creature, so useful with the dogs," and he was coming back by the 6.30 train.

Which preposition to use with  nuisances