It always pains me to see some preferred outcomes involving the innocent.
"They can be pains in the ass," Katie said from her seat on a stone bench beneath a massive oak tree.
It pains and it heals, it wakens me while it lulls me to the most peaceful sleep imaginable.
As much as it pains me, you should give your mother this time, we have forever.
Being together just felt right and I'm sure you felt it, too… the thought of being away from you pains me.
And wasn't he everything she had taken pains to avoid?
The dangerous principle is a narcotic, and the symptoms are usually great nausea, drowsiness, stupor and pains in the joints.
A new parliament was called to meet at Oxford, to avoid the influences of the city of London, where Shaftesbury had taken the greatest pains to make himself popular.
The distinction between these two was made emphatic by Aquinas, who is at pains, especially in his treatise Contra Gentiles, to make it plain that each is a distinct fountain of knowledge, but that revelation is the more important of the two.
Instead of recognizing, as before, a subclass in the Ratitae of Merrem, Nitzsch now reduced them to the rank of an order under the name " Platysternae," placing them between the " Gallinaceae " and " Grallae," though admitting that in their pterylosis they differ from all other birds, in ways that he is at great pains to describe, in each of the four genera examined by him - Struthio, Rhea, Dromaeus and Casuarius.
The council has not limited its duties to the collection of the revenues placed under its administration, but has taken pains to develop commercially the revenues capable of such development.
Pains, moreover, have been taken by the public debt council to develop the sale of salt within the empire.
What pains we accordingly take, not only with our Food, and Clothing, and Shelter, but with our beds, which are our night-clothes, robbing the nests and breasts of birds to prepare this shelter within a shelter, as the mole has its bed of grass and leaves at the end of its burrow!
However, in this case my pains were their own reward.
What if equal pains were taken to smooth and polish their manners?
Shall we with pains erect a heaven of blue glass over ourselves, though when it is done we shall be sure to gaze still at the true ethereal heaven far above, as if the former were not?
The little princess lay supported by pillows, with a white cap on her head (the pains had just left her).
Consequently, it would only have been necessary for Metternich, Rumyantsev, or Talleyrand, between a levee and an evening party, to have taken proper pains and written a more adroit note, or for Napoleon to have written to Alexander: "My respected Brother, I consent to restore the duchy to the Duke of Oldenburg"--and there would have been no war.
My poor husband is enduring pains and hunger in Jewish taverns, but the news which I have inspires me yet more.
He remembered only the dull gray weather now rainy and now snowy, internal physical distress, and pains in his feet and side.
She took no pains with her manners or with delicacy of speech, or with her toilet, or to show herself to her husband in her most becoming attitudes, or to avoid inconveniencing him by being too exacting.