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The two knowing hunters had scarcely recovered from one mortification when they were fated to experience another.
It seemed that their society was famous for its offering to Hindu missions, and several said they should die of mortification if it should be less this year.
This compliment, delightful as it was, produced severe mortification to the lady; and in giving her denial, she expressed her sorrow on the occasion so very much as if she really felt it that had Thorpe, who joined her just afterwards, been half a minute earlier, he might have thought her sufferings rather too acute.
She soon agreed cheerfully to my going when she heard this, and she made it her business from that time to get him out of the prison in time, so that he might go in the same ship with me, which at last was brought to pass, though with great difficulty, and not without all the forms of a transported prisoner-convict, which he really was not yet, for he had not been tried, and which was a great mortification to him.
From thence they advanced to the first rising ground, where they had stood and seen their camp destroyed, and where they had the mortification still to see some of the smoke; but neither could they here see any of the savages.
Miss Churchill, however, being of age, and with the full command of her fortunethough her fortune bore no proportion to the familyestatewas not to be dissuaded from the marriage, and it took place, to the infinite mortification of Mr.
This was a matter of diversion to my master and his family, as well as of mortification to myself.
THE MORTIFICATIONS by Derek Palacio A novel detailing a Cuban family's exodus draws on ancient Greek themes.
Mortifications come from the management and co-residents.
The Mortifications, Derek Palacio's beautifully written debut novel, begins in 1980, during the Mariel boatlift that took refugees from Cuba to the United States.
an abandoning of the Cross, a contempt for little mortifications, a scorning of anything that in some way involves sacrifice and self-denial.
13) He stated: "In my view, everyone should bring himself into a state of love of God, love of Israel, and love of Torah; and there is no need for mortifications.