He thought it would be dreadful for me.
I'm sure she caught that dreadful disease from one of them and it killed her.
She is the third to do so since I've been in this dreadful place.
So dreadful had been the yoke of Rome, which they had shaken off, that they feared to submit to anything similar even under Protestant auspices.
It would be dreadful to eat these dear little things.
Miss M was much nettled when I told her I'd no longer dance to her music and I saw her talking about me to the man who owns this dreadful place.
Without them, lowly federal agents would still be in the dark in identifying the combatants in this dreadful war.
"This is dreadful!" groaned Jim.
Natasha, afraid that her brother would do something dreadful, had followed him in some excitement.
Then suddenly it became clear to Sonya that Natasha had some dreadful plan for that evening.
"Cats are dreadful creatures!" said one of them.
Their sufferings on the route were dreadful; many succumbed and were abandoned.
I said it then only because it would have been dreadful for him, but he understood it differently.
Had done at Hastings, Wallaces cOlumns broke up, and a dreadful slaughter followed.
"Oh, he is in a dreadful state," said the mother to her son when they were in the carriage.
We were lucky to get away from those dreadful vegetable people.
In 1733-1734 there was a dreadful epidemic of smallpox, which destroyed a great number of the people.
Inland, is far healthier than the low-lying Laurentum, where, except in the immediate vicinity of the coast, malaria must have been a dreadful scourge.
Finland has been visited at different periods since by these scourges; so late as 1848 whole villages were starved during a dreadful famine.
Ireland was another subject to which he had given particular attention: in 1797 there was published a Speech by Lord Moira on the Dreadful and Alarming State of Ireland.
To lack such care and tendance was - along with want of regular burial - the most dreadful fate that could overtake an ancient; and a Roman, like a Hindu, in case he was childless, adopted a male child whose duty it would be, as if his own son, to continue after his death the family rites or sacra.
She thought of Natasha and of her own youth, and of how there was something unnatural and dreadful in this impending marriage of Natasha and Prince Andrew.
They suffered dreadful hardships.
One could have traveled round the word many times while I trudged my weary way through the labyrinthine mazes of grammars and dictionaries, or fell into those dreadful pitfalls called examinations, set by schools and colleges for the confusion of those who seek after knowledge.
The other day I broke my doll's head off; but that was not a dreadful accident, because dolls do not live and feel, like people.
"It is dreadful, dreadful!" she was saying, "but cost me what it may I shall do my duty.
An exodus followed which, necessary as it was, caused dreadful hardship, and among the Roman Catholic Irish in America Fenianism took its rise.
Typhon's later career, " committing dreadful crimes out of envy and spite, and throwing all things into confusion," was parallel to the proceedings of most of the divine beings who put everything wrong, in opposition to the being who makes everything right.
That's awful... and to escape from these dreadful thoughts she went to Sonya and began sorting patterns with her.
He carried his resolution within himself in terror and haste, like something dreadful and alien to him, for, after the previous night's experience, he was afraid of losing it.
Owing to the great elevation and steepness of the mountains, dreadful storms arise among the hollows, often attended with fatal results.
Insurrec- But he was hardly gone when dreadful news reached tionin him from Scotland.
"I don't b'lieve Eureka would do such a dreadful thing!" cried Dorothy, much distressed.
The dreadful news of the battle of Borodino, of our losses in killed and wounded, and the still more terrible news of the loss of Moscow reached Voronezh in the middle of September.
Terrible anguish struck her heart, she felt a dreadful ache as if something was being torn inside her and she were dying.
More general and accounted more dreadful in those primitive religions in which cultual objects play so great a part, than in.
Our greatest Champion, Overman-Anu, once climbed the spiral stairway and fought nine days with the Gargoyles before he could escape them and come back; but he could never be induced to describe the dreadful creatures, and soon afterward a bear caught him and ate him up.
"Oh, that is dreadful, dreadful!" said Pierre.
"Dreadful creatures!" exclaimed the woman's voice.
It was too dreadful to be under the burden of these insoluble problems, so he abandoned himself to any distraction in order to forget them.
But the noise and clatter seemed as dreadful to them as Jim's heels, for all who were able swiftly turned and flew away to a great distance.
That is the dreadful history of the final, and deadliest, century of smallpox.
The village elder, a peasant delegate, and the village clerk, who were waiting in the passage, heard with fear and delight first the young count's voice roaring and snapping and rising louder and louder, and then words of abuse, dreadful words, ejaculated one after the other.
She knew Prince Andrew was in the same yard as themselves and in a part of the hut across the passage; but this dreadful incessant moaning made her sob.
The doctor and valet lifted the cloak with which he was covered and, making wry faces at the noisome smell of mortifying flesh that came from the wound, began examining that dreadful place.
From the moment Pierre had recognized the appearance of the mysterious force nothing had seemed to him strange or dreadful: neither the corpse smeared with soot for fun nor these women hurrying away nor the burned ruins of Moscow.
That dreadful question, "What for?" which had formerly destroyed all his mental edifices, no longer existed for him.
The character of the emperor Nicholas was summed up with great insight by Queen Victoria in a letter to the king of the Belgians, written during the tsar's visit to England (June 11, 1844) " He is stern and severe - with fixed principles of duty which nothing on earth will make him change; very clever I do not think him, and his mind is an uncivilized one; his education has been neglected; politics and military concerns are the only things he takes great interest in; the arts and all softer occupations he is insensible to, but he is sincere, I am certain, sincere even in his most despotic acts, from a sense that that is the only way to govern; he is not, I am sure, aware of the dreadful cases of individual misery which he so often causes, for I can see by various instances that he is kept in utter ignorance of many things, which his people carry out in most corrupt ways, while he thinks that he is extremely just ...
I could see, absolutely see, the dagger and Lady Macbeth's little white hand--the dreadful stain was as real to me as to the grief-stricken queen.
Only after emptying a bottle or two did he feel dimly that the terribly tangled skein of life which previously had terrified him was not as dreadful as he had thought.
And the more imbued he became with that principle of love, the more he renounced life and the more completely he destroyed that dreadful barrier which--in the absence of such love-- stands between life and death.
But just when he was clumsily creeping toward the door, that dreadful something on the other side was already pressing against it and forcing its way in.
Those dreadful moments he had lived through at the executions had as it were forever washed away from his imagination and memory the agitating thoughts and feelings that had formerly seemed so important.
"I agreed," Natasha now said to herself, "that it would be dreadful if he always continued to suffer.
The colliery, which was opened in 1807, has frequently been the scene of dreadful accidents, notably on the 23rd of October 1821, when 52 lives were lost.
Nabarro (4) that they are the true cause of that dreadful malady.
Along with this great doctrine there pass on into Christianity the slowly attained hope of resurrection and the dreadful doctrine of future punishment for the wicked.
But as soon as he closed them he saw before him the dreadful face of the factory lad-- especially dreadful because of its simplicity--and the faces of the murderers, even more dreadful because of their disquiet.
Luther, who believed that the peasants were trying to cloak their dreadful sins with excuses from the gospel, exhorted the government to put down the insurrection.
The countess is in a dreadful state; but it was necessary for Natasha herself to see a doctor.
Washington's retreat through New Jersey; the manner in which he turned and struck his pursuers at Trenton and Princeton, and then established himself at Morristown, so as to make the way to Philadelphia impassable; the vigour with which he handled his army at the Brandywine and Germantown; the persistence with which he held the strategic position of Valley Forge through the dreadful winter of 1777-1778, in spite of the misery of his men, the clamours of the people and the impotence and meddling of the fugitive Congress - all went to show that the fibre of his public character had been hardened to its permanent quality.