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Madame Lebrun went back to the machine, crimson with annoyance.
The look of annoyance had already disappeared from Boris' face: having evidently reflected and decided how to act, he very quietly took both Rostov's hands and led him into the next room.
Then there was another whimsical source of annoyance to him.
One of the cocks of his hat having fallen down, he let it hang from that day forth, though it was a great annoyance when it blew.
know of a certainty that all these annoyances are very necessary accompaniments of the calling of arms, I would lay me down here to die of pure vexation.
From this grievous visitation, however the Typees are as yet wholly exempt; but its place is unfortunately in some degree supplied by the occasional presence of a minute species of fly, which, without stinging, is nevertheless productive of no little annoyance.
He felt a shadow of annoyance in Mildred's eyes when she saw him, and his heart sank.
He could speak positively to the annoyance and interruption caused by the Indians, but not to anything else.
Two women in different parts of the city, and entirely unknown to each other, caused him considerable annoyance by breaking forth, simultaneously, at fateful intervals, into wailings about marriage and support and infants.
Finding it unnecessary to plead for the Tullivers, it was natural that aunt Pullet should relax a little in her anxiety for them, and recur to the annoyance she had suffered yesterday from the offspring of that apparently ill-fated house.
That's the man, my dear fellow; he was an annoyance to the cardinal.
And although there might arise sometimes a courageous pope, such as Sixtus, yet neither fortune nor wisdom could rid him of these annoyances.