Taran pushed himself up with a curse, determined to tear the messenger apart for the disturbance.
Any guard might arrest him, but by strange chance no one does so and all rapturously greet the man they cursed the day before and will curse again a month later.
Stinging made her curse, and she grimaced as she held her thumb over the fountain.
Nishani pounded a fist on the table and made a loud sound that was most likely a curse on her planet.
"I don't know. It's my curse and sometimes, my blessing. I'm immune to young magic," Katie explained. "I assume this tree isn't that old."
He'd thought the Guardians' loss of magic a curse until he started thinking about how the Others couldn't sense a Guardian that had no magic.
She wasn.t sure if she should thank him for protecting him or curse him for the kiss.
Gabriel's furious curse made Toby jump. Toby looked his direction the best he could through the bars of his cell and saw the walls around the dark cell shake.
As no one could curse Jesus except under the influence of a devilish afflatus, so none could say "Jesus is Lord" except he was inspired by the Holy Spirit.
B, 53-60, and we may infer that the'town of Iguvium was independent but in fear of the Etruscans at the time when the curse was first composed.
Brady muttered a curse, reached for his laser weapon, and fired at an angle at the ceiling.
But when I asked the demon, it said there was no curse, that all I needed to do was tell it I wanted to heal.
The twisted, abusive man who had fallen prey to the same curse in his blood that she carried in hers.
(911-959) goes back the Jewish form of oath which in its later development required the Jew to gird himself with thorns; stand in water; and, holding the scroll of the Torah in his hand, invoke upon his person the leprosy of Naaman, the curse of Eli and the fate of Korah's sons should he perjure himself.
The primitive defence against sacrilege lay directly in the nature of sacred things, those that held a curse for any violation or profanation.
5), and when she uttered a curse upon the unknown thief he restored the money and she consecrated it to Yahweh.
The day of Yahweh would be a curse, not a blessing, if it found the nation in its present state: the priests listlessly performing a fraudulent service (i.
But I have since learned that trade curses everything it handles; and though you trade in messages from heaven, the whole curse of trade attaches to the business.
Sometimes one came near to my window, attracted by my light, barked a vulpine curse at me, and then retreated.
Fallen man has retained a love of idleness, but the curse weighs on the race not only because we have to seek our bread in the sweat of our brows, but because our moral nature is such that we cannot be both idle and at ease.
Before his death, he admitted he didn't know what the curse was, only that none in our line must draw the curse.
There are some who say a female Warlord will bring a curse upon us, but we don't believe this, he added.
I curse him daily for leaving you in such a position and ne'er warning you.
She slammed the door to the bathing chamber, flinching at the sounds of a loud curse and the clatter of a table smashing into the stone wall.
I cannot speak, but I would tell him the evil I've done for the beast, and then ask him if he thought the curse was worth a wall we might have built ourselves!
He watched her drop it, the sound of metal on stone preceding her curse by a second.
The necklace became a curse, one that siphoned off much of my power but also allowed me to live.
Has practically justified Levi and Simeon from its standpoint of opposition to intermarriage, and in spite of Jacob's curse (Gen.
The absence of all mention of either Gauls or Romans seems to prove that this time was at least earlier than 400 B.C.; and the curse may have been composed long before it was written down.
Curse of party-warfare, setting city against city, house against house, and rendering concordant action for a national end impossible.
The Norman conquest of England was at the moment a curse; the Norman conquest of Sicily was at the moment a blessing.
To) and the priests waited in their office, but still a curse seemed to rest on the nation's labours (iii.
The country was still labouring under the curse of an inconvertible currency originatingwith the Legal Tender Act res - paperY g dncy.
For this a curse was pronounced upon him, and he was condemned to be a "fugitive and a wanderer" on the earth, a mark being set upon him "lest any finding him should kill him."
In 754 he assembled at the palace of Hiereion 338 bishops, by whom the worship of images was forbidden as opposed to all Christian doctrine and a curse pronounced upon all those who upheld it.
His captors now required -of him that he should put a curse upon Aristobulus and his faction.
Westermarck has shown from his observations in Morocco that the blood of the victim was considered to visit a curse upon the object to whom the sacrifice is offered and thereby the latter is made amenable to the sacrificer.
Further it is suggested that Peisistratus was unwilling to have children by one on whom lay the curse of the Cylonian outrage.