curse


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Then Heav'n and Earth renewd shall be made pure To sanctitie that shall receive no staine: Till then the Curse pronounc't on both precedes.
Come, come, my good woman," said the soldier, who really was afraid of her curses.
The curse of the Eyres of old has lain heavy on this country, and many have suffered from it.
Oh, father's curse be hanged--you don't frighten me that way
We had knocked those three old gentlemen off their chairs into a general heap at the bottom of the boat, and they were now slowly and painfully sorting themselves out from each other, and picking fish off themselves; and as they worked, they cursed us - not with a common cursory curse, but with long, carefully-thought-out, comprehensive curses, that embraced the whole of our career, and went away into the distant future, and included all our relations, and covered everything connected with us - good, substantial curses.
His eyes narrowed, a curse broke from his lips, and he hurled the small objects upon the ground, disdainfully.
Jimmie arose painfully from the ground and confronting his father, began to curse him.
It was an evil day for me when first I clapped eyes upon the merchant Achmet and had to do with the Agra treasure, which never brought anything but a curse yet upon the man who owned it.
This Western observed, but, on seeing Mrs Honour, imputed it to a wrong cause; and having given Jones a hearty curse between jest and earnest, he bid him beat abroad, and not poach up the game in his warren.
If you intend to mar my plans for your establishment in life, and the preservation of that gentility and becoming pride, which our family have so long sustained--if, in short, you are resolved to take your own course, you must take it, and my curse with it.
I curse the hour in which I was born to such a destiny.
I have just been with those prudes, and when I come forth, I always find my throat full of curses, I must spit them out or strangle,