It was all dreadfully difficult and complicated; and he replied to his mother in cold, formal letters in French, beginning: "My dear Mamma," and ending: "Your obedient son," which said nothing of when he would return.
"And dreadfully tough," added the Hungry Tiger, in a sad voice.
Even the kitten gave a dreadfully shrill scream and at the same time Jim the cab-horse neighed loudly.
After suffering dreadfully from want of wafer and fuel they entered Kansu, having recrossed the flooded Hwang-ho, but it was not till January 1845 that they reached Tang-Kiul on the boundary.
Well, you know the count," said the adjutant cheerfully, with a smile of pride, "he flared up dreadfully--and just think of the fellow's audacity, lying, and obstinacy!"
No progress had been made, the service was dreadfully costly in life, and it became intensely unpopular among the troops.
I do miss Red Farm and the dear ones there dreadfully; but I am not unhappy.
Taken altogether, it was a dreadfully long name to weigh down a poor innocent child, and one of the hardest lessons I ever learned was to remember my own name.
"Look, Natasha, how dreadfully it is burning!" said she.