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Cold shiverings and a burning fever succeeded one another at intervals, while one of my legs was swelled to such a degree, and pained me so acutely, that I half suspected I had been bitten by some venomous reptile, the congenial inhabitant of the chasm from which we had lately emerged.
Be easy, man,” said Natty; “there’s two of the venomous things; but the dog finished one, and I have fastened the other’s jaws for her; so don’t be frightened, squire; they won’t hurt you.
The Frenchman may receive an insult-- a real, a venomous insult: yet, he will not so much as frown.
The voice and a venomous whip-cracking came out of a pillar of dust fifty yards away, where a cart had broken down.
Again Giovanni sent forth a breath, deeper, longer, and imbued with a venomous feeling out of his heart: he knew not whether he were wicked, or only desperate.
I was amused at those little venomous outbreaks of the fatal Mr.
She moved towards him with her hands extended, and had just seized him when the catch of the locked box--due to some movement from within-- flew open, and the king-cobra-killer flew at her with a venomous fury impossible to describe.
I struck him down with no more compunction than if he had been some foul and venomous beast.
But if it be stopped, and cannot have his way, it becometh adust, and thereby malign and venomous.
Now and then, as he made an assertion, he shot a venomous glance at his opponent, who seemed to be slumbering deeply, with the same broad, happy smile upon his face.
I said nothing in reply, but turned my face to the wall, sick at heart, with my mind filled with a thousand venomous doubts and suspicions.
The king's son ascended, but instead of finding his dearest Rapunzel, he found the enchantress, who gazed at him with wicked and venomous looks.