unamiable


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My only companions had been unamiable children, and ignorant, wrong-headed girls; from whose fatiguing folly, unbroken solitude was often a relief most earnestly desired and dearly prized.
I believe it is natural for our unamiable sex to dislike the creatures,' replied I; 'for you ladies lavish so many caresses upon them.
Showing who the amiable lady, and her unamiable maid, were.
This unamiable part of her character has been more strongly developed during the past year.
Jacobs's academy, who was considered a very unamiable character, and was much hooted after by public-spirited boys solely on the ground of his unsatisfactory moral qualities; so that Tom was not without a basis of fact to go upon.
The report concluded: One singular and rather unamiable feature in the conduct of the prisoner is that since the tragical affair he has not expressed the slightest contrition.
No wonder, for Dr Dale was at first seen by critics as "an unamiable sourpuss".
On those--to our eyes, neither unamiable nor unintelligent--features lingers still (not withstanding how he 'catches it' now and then,) that smile, 'which', as our contemporary, as we are told, once said of it, 'might ripen a banana';--not bad that, by the bye,--and every line of the face evinces that power in the artist, of catching and fixing the habitual mood of the mind, as told by the countenance .
he had the utterly strange and unamiable notion that he could hear their beating hearts.
He sees human nature in an odd, unamiable, and mortifying light.
In spite of all which in them and in their character is unattractive, nay, repellent,--in spite of their shortcomings even in righteousness itself and their insignificance in everything else,--this petty, unsuccessful, unamiable people, without politics, without science, without art, without charm, deserve their great place in the world's regard, and are likely to have it more, as the world goes on, rather than less.