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The sunshine caressed it warmly and affectionately, with evident disregard of its bad reputation. The grass greening all the expanse in its front seemed to grow, not rankly, but with a natural and joyous exuberance, and the weeds blossomed quite like plants.
It was Old London Bridge in those days, and at certain states of the tide there was a race and fall of water there which gave it a bad reputation. But I knew well enough how to "shoot' the bridge after seeing it done, and so began to row about among the shipping in the Pool, and down to Erith.
He knew very well, that in his horror of the deed which had culminated the bad deeds and bad reputation of the old family house, in his resentful suspicions of his uncle, and in the aversion with which his conscience regarded the crumbling fabric that he was supposed to uphold, he had acted imperfectly.
The man has a bad reputation, and headed a mob that threw down the walls of the park; and we hardly thought he would be cool enough to come after that.
Well, anyway, I had a bad reputation on a beach where there were no good reputations.
Zametov will make a scandal in the French style in a house of bad reputation, over a glass of champagne .
"Being a practicing Muslim, believing in the structure of the Islamic Republic and proving it in deeds, being a citizen of the Islamic Republic of Iran, staying faithful to the Iranian constitution and Velayat-e faqih [religious leader of Iran], Master's degree, not having bad reputation in society, having no hearing, speaking or sight problems, being not younger than 30 or 75 years old are among the terms," he said.
The false widow, branded as Ireland's "deadliest spider" has a bad reputation but they are usually not aggressive.
FACTUAL Crash diets may have a bad reputation, but now experts wonder if it's time to reassess them.
It's true now, Chelmsley Wood has a bad reputation.
ISLAMABAD -- Eighteen officials of the capital police were demoted for their bad reputation. Besides, three years service of nine constables was also forfeited.