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I have heard a brother of the story-telling trade, at Naples, preaching to a pack of good-for-nothing honest lazy fellows by the sea-shore, work himself up into such a rage and passion with some of the villains whose wicked deeds he was describing and inventing, that the audience could not resist it; and they and the poet together would burst out into a roar of oaths and execrations against the fictitious monster of the tale, so that the hat went round, and the bajocchi tumbled into it, in the midst of a perfect storm of sympathy.
The tempest of blows and of execrations is over; all is still; the new sun is rising, and the weary men united at last, taking count in their conscience of the ended contest, feel saddened by their victory, because so many ideas have perished for the triumph of one, so many beliefs have abandoned them without support.
The air was filled with execrations, hoots, and howlings.
Sikes proceeded to drink brandy at a furious rate, and to flourish the crowbar in an alarming manner; yelling forth, at the same time, most unmusical snatches of song, mingled with wild execrations.
Liberty is the Basis, and whoever would dare to sap the foundation, or overturn the Structure, under whatever specious pretexts he may attempt it, will merit the bitterest execration, and the severest punishment which can be inflicted by his injured Country.
ruslaml-am (Targumic Aramaic), 'urislem / 'orislem (Syriac), r( )w-u-s( )l-m-m (Egyptian Execration texts), ierousalem (Greek), Hierusalem (Latin).
It may be that Jeremiah's execration of Jehoiakim, who had an ignominious burial (Jer.
Apart from the guided hunting groups, they also offer unguided Duck hunting for the more experienced hunters who wish to experience the execration and the satisfaction of hunting on their own.
Now he has served up for simultaneous execration and empathy another stunted soul who similarly seeks "revenge" for a lifetime of real or perceived slights.
For all to be accomplished, for me to feel less lonely, all that remained to hope was that on the day of my execution there should be a huge crowd of spectators and that they should greet me with howls of execration.
The road to recovery can be measured in exclamations, some of execration, some of joy.
Cher lecteur, en guise d'introduction, je vous avoue que je n'ai aucun respect pour l'auteur et que je n'eprouve a son egard que mepris et execration.