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The aspect of these cliffs is so wild and horrid, that it is impossible to behold them without terror.
There's one comfort, the baby is well and happy, and does not have to occupy this nursery with the horrid wall-paper.
It is horrid, but I better, Becky; they might hear us, you know," and he shouted again.
First MOLOCH, horrid King besmear'd with blood Of human sacrifice, and parents tears, Though for the noyse of Drums and Timbrels loud Their childrens cries unheard, that past through fire To his grim Idol.
Well, I found myself seated in a horrid little private box, with a vulgar drop-scene staring me in the face.
This man, who might have brought us to the king in three days, led us out of the way through horrid deserts destitute of water, or where what we found was so foul, nauseous, and offensive, that it excited a loathing and aversion which nothing but extreme necessity could have overcome.
It was a most grotesque and horrid tableau and I hastened out into the fresh air; glad to escape from so gruesome a place.
It was as though my memories of all Jonathan's horrid experience were befooling me.
He was a horrid creature, not like a human being at all, but resembling rather some crag that stands out boldly against the sky on the top of a high mountain.
Well, and so we breakfasted at ten as usual; I thought it would never be over; for, by the bye, you are to understand, that my uncle and aunt were horrid unpleasant all the time I was with them.
The quick eye of Elizabeth glanced in the direction indicated by her friend, where she saw the fierce front and glaring eyes of a female panther, fixed on them in horrid malignity, and threatening to leap.
That horrid girl of mine has been trying to run away.