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After a few years the unpleasant effect of this would pass away, it was said; but meantime, in hot weather--and especially when it rained--the flies were apt to be annoying.
Haley had got in the habit of commencing his relations with his stock with little exhortations of this nature, calculated, as he deemed, to inspire cheerfulness and confidence, and prevent the necessity of any unpleasant scenes.
The smoke had an unpleasant taste, and they gagged a little, but Tom said:
I can remember mine well enough, and a particularly unpleasant one it was," said the stranger.
Some minutes passed in this unpleasant silence, with only one attempt on Emma's side to talk of the weather, but he made no answer.
I hate all awkward positions, and this is the most unpleasant position I ever was placed in.
I was startled by a great patch of vivid scarlet on the ground, and going up to it found it to be a peculiar fungus, branched and corrugated like a foliaceous lichen, but deliquescing into slime at the touch; and then in the shadow of some luxuriant ferns I came upon an unpleasant thing,--the dead body of a rabbit covered with shining flies, but still warm and with the head torn off.
The unpleasant sensations of the start were less poignant now.
I believe he found you in some unpleasant position, but do not know of what nature, for I did not ask, not being inquisitive.
You whom, like everyone else, I have valued for your goodness of heart and modesty and good sense--YOU, I say, have now given way to an unpleasant vice of which you seem never before to have been guilty.
Every one is more apt to hear an unpleasant rumor than those whom it immediately affects.
If curved lines occur, they are repeated into unpleasant uniformity.