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And somehow, at the time, I felt a sympathy and a sorrow for him, but for I don't know what, unless it was the cruel loss of his leg.
At the instant of the dart an ulcerous jet shot from this cruel wound, and goaded by it into more than sufferable anguish, the whale now spouting thick blood, with swift fury blindly darted at the craft, bespattering them and their glorying crews all over with showers of gore, capsizing Flask's boat and marring the bows.
Even so they might have managed it (for Mikolas is a skilled man) but for cruel accidents which have almost taken the heart out of them.
Few are willing to incur the odium attaching to the reputation of being a cruel master; and above all things, they would not be known as not giving a slave enough to eat.
But that teacher, Miss Scatcherd, is so cruel to you?
And now it is the time; from Hell's abyss Come thirsting Tantalus, come Sisyphus Heaving the cruel stone, come Tityus With vulture, and with wheel Ixion come, And come the sisters of the ceaseless toil; And all into this breast transfer their pains, And (if such tribute to despair be due) Chant in their deepest tones a doleful dirge Over a corse unworthy of a shroud.
Coming now to the other qualities mentioned above, I say that every prince ought to desire to be considered clement and not cruel.
Our good Queen is ever striving to keep the dear flowers from the power of the cruel Frost-King; many ways she tried, but all have failed.
repeated he; then, losing his deathlike composure in a wild bitterness: "Heaven judge which of us has been cruel to the other
She felt nothing but that Arthur was cruel--cruel to write so, cruel not to marry her.
If a woman may ever be said to be in safety from the determined Perseverance of disagreeable Lovers and the cruel Persecutions of obstinate Fathers, surely it must be at such a time of Life.
To you, to whom I have done this hard and cruel thing, the only reparation I can make is to say, 'I know it, I feel it