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She is an uncomely hag who does not speak her oracle but rather composes it in writing, then immediately decomposes it and decamps with a vulgar gesture.
In both Joyce and Herrick the north-south alignment is intended to prevent conception by chaste behavior instead of encouraging uncomely sperm.
George Wilkins's novel The Painfull Adventures of Pericles Prince of Tyre (1608), first discovered in 1839, provided further external evidence to validate Steevens's emendation: 'and vowing solemnely by othe to himselfe, his head should grow uncisserd, his beard untrimmed, himselfe in all uncomely, .
The previously dormant Dodgers offense has scored 61 runs in its past eight games, an unlikely turnaround nudged along by five games against the Rockies' uncomely pitching staff.
How did such an uncomely creature become recognized as the poster child for managing endangered dangered species?
But in this case, the reserves are needed every day, every hour of every day, because the warp is everywhere, because one is supposed to look at one's reflection and see an inferior, uncomely, unwantable thing, because those are the terms for living, that is the conditioning.
The simian advocate John Graham Dalyell had been satirized in the Chaldee Manuscript as a creature with a face "like unto the face of an ape, [who] chattered continually, and his nether parts were uncomely.
And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow [or put on] more abundant honour, and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.
Barclay, however, had refused on the grounds that "A man with hoare heres uncomely doth incline / To misframed fables or gesture feminine.
Indignation, quarreling, swelled head, contumely, clamor, and blasphemy served to warn people, allegorically, of the characteristic appearances of their own uncomely moods.
No, this was uncomely, and it got there in a hurry.