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The Lascar was known to be a man of the vilest antecedents, but as, by Mrs.
We were there five minutes, and when we got out it was hard to tell which of us carried the vilest fragrance.
The spectacle which it was expecting was evidently one of the sort which possess the privilege of bringing out and calling together the vilest among the populace.
One of the vilest and most hateful things connected with money is that it can buy even talent; and will do so as long as the world lasts.
Well, gentlemen, I was standing with her just inside the window, in all innocence, as God is my judge, when he rushed like a madman into the room, called her the vilest name that a man could use to a woman, and welted her across the face with the stick he had in his hand.
The Attorney General caused, on the 16th of August, 1672, Cornelius de Witt to be arrested; and the noble brother of John de Witt had, like the vilest criminal, to undergo, in one of the apartments of the town prison, the preparatory degrees of torture, by means of which his judges expected to force from him the confession of his alleged plot against William of Orange.
Every day of your life you will feel some new distrust, some growing fear of me, and you will be doing me the vilest injustice all the time.
And when I would come upon my father, seated at table in these subterranean crypts, gambling with Chinese for great stakes of gold, all my outrage gave vent in the vilest cursing.
For to the eyes of all the Utopians, except very few, which had been in other countries for some reasonable cause, all that gorgeousness of apparel seemed shameful and reproachful; in so much that they most reverently saluted the vilest and most abject of them for lords; passing over the Ambassadors themselves without any honour; judging them by their wearing of golden chains to be bondmen.
The vilest breeze that blows--a hot east wind in London--was the breeze abroad on that day.
I was reckless, dangerous, stopped at nothing in fight or frolic; and the trading captains used to bring boiler-sheeted prodigies from the vilest holes of the South Pacific to try and drink me under the table.
I interfered,' said Nicholas, 'to save a miserable creature from the vilest cruelty.