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Disapprobation hurt me, I found--even that of people whom I did not admire.
When he had gone the burnt wood and the dead were cleared away, the injured were doctored or killed according to their hurts, and those who had little harm came before the king and praised him.
For in those plains and deserts where they engaged in combat and came out wounded, it was not always that there was some one to cure them, unless indeed they had for a friend some sage magician to succour them at once by fetching through the air upon a cloud some damsel or dwarf with a vial of water of such virtue that by tasting one drop of it they were cured of their hurts and wounds in an instant and left as sound as if they had not received any damage whatever.
But she made more ado over the sore wrist than Robin had received for all his former hurts put together.
The red eastern sky, the northward blackness, the salt Dead Sea, the stony beach crawling with these foul, slow-stirring monsters, the uniform poisonous-looking green of the lichenous plants, the thin air that hurts one's lungs: all contributed to an appalling effect.
They say joy never hurts, and so I came to you without any warning.
Who is likely to invite a stranger from a foreign country, unless it be one of those who can do public service as a seer, a healer of hurts, a carpenter, or a bard who can charm us with his singing?
The father--he is called Gorshkov--is a little grey-headed tchinovnik who, seven years ago, was dismissed from public service, and now walks about in a coat so dirty and ragged that it hurts one to see it.
I WILL read you the passage which particularly hurts me.
Well, here's the case, here's where the saddle hurts me, as we French say.
He ran home and told his Mother, saying, "Although it hurts me very much, I only touched it gently.
You know if we've got anything about us that hurts we shrink from anyone's touch on or near it.