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There was he, suffering so unspeakably, and there was I, the pitiless cause of it all, so utterly impenetrable to all the artillery of his looks and words, so calmly cold and proud, he could not but feel some resentment; and with singular bitterness he began--"I certainly did not expect this, Miss Murray.
The door of death is indeed, as you said, hung with beautiful, shimmering curtains; for, once the choking feeling had passed, it was all unspeakably soothing and beautiful.
Unspeakably frightened, I turned and saw a portly, kind-faced gentleman, who asked:
commercial development has been unspeakably retarded by an unfortunate
44-50) But when he becomes violent and fierce unspeakably, the arrows of Zeus lay him low.
how unspeakably delicate the fragility of female friendship!
That was as far as Dave got, for at that moment he witnessed a transformation and found himself gazing into the same unspeakably ferocious blue eyes of the night before, at the same clutching talon-like hands, and at the same formidable bulk in the act of springing upon him.
in the third voyage the cynical contempt is unspeakably painful, and from the distorted libel on mankind in the
Who would not be early to rise, and rise earlier and earlier every successive day of his life, till he became unspeakably healthy, wealthy, and wise?
There was something either in that smile or the recollections it awakened that was particularly displeasing to her, for she suddenly assumed again that proud, chilly look that had so unspeakably roused my aversion at church - a look of repellent scorn, so easily assumed, and so entirely without the least distortion of a single feature, that, while there, it seemed like the natural expression of the face, and was the more provoking to me, because I could not think it affected.
About this time I was obsessed by an unspeakably sad melody, the refrain of which I recognised in the words,
In the wretched state of my nerves, exertion of any kind is unspeakably disagreeable to me.