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The little steamer was already flapping her way eastward of the big crescent of shipping, and the low Essex coast was growing blue and hazy, when a Martian appeared, small and faint in the remote distance, advancing along the muddy coast from the direction of Foulness.
They were all stalking seaward, as if to intercept the escape of the multitudinous vessels that were crowded between Foulness and the Naze.
But he knew life, its foulness as well as its fairness, its greatness in spite of the slime that infested it, and by God he was going to have his say on it to the world.
The wind freshened, and the Pyrenees, despite the foulness of her bottom, won half a dozen miles away from the westerly current.
been compelled to give up the custom and account of the foulness of
When you left your brother you were racked with no unrighteous rage, to the extent even that you snatched up a small hammer, half inclined to kill him with his foulness on his mouth.
Not that Jones desired to conceal or to disguise the truth; nay, he would have been more unwilling to have suffered any censure to fall on Mr Allworthy for punishing him, than on his own actions for deserving it; but, in reality, so it happened, and so it always will happen; for let a man be never so honest, the account of his own conduct will, in spite of himself, be so very favourable, that his vices will come purified through his lips, and, like foul liquors well strained, will leave all their foulness behind.
They tell of a 1970s swingers' party which gets somewhat sadistic with the fondue, put on a puppet show about travellers journeying into the hills to eat forbidden meats from the rarest creatures, and introduce us to a pair of darkly sexual hosts who wonder what foulness lurks in the can with no label and what you should drink when lost at sea.
Shaw takes pains to present a surface, in a lovely garden, with delightful weather, pleasant, tranquil, and, almost, an 'idyllic' world (Cokane's description), which ironically belies the ugliness underneath, the foulness composed of greed, pretense, falsity, hypocrisy, and selfishness.
Rotter should be lynched for this foulness, shouldn't he?
A representation of the restricted airspace <Babove Foulness Island military area
Let the same means be available to any individual, who, having given up the hope of escaping punishment and with disregard for his personal safety, wishes to make the attempt to aid the commonwealth It is a salutary reflection that the princes have been persuaded that if they oppress the state, if they are unbearable on account of their vices and foulness, their position is such that they can be killed not only justly but with praise and glory.