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badly Sentence Examples

  • I badly had to pee and I beat her to the downstairs bathroom.

  • "I felt badly for what he's gone through," I answered.

  • We needed my salary so badly quitting wasn't part of the equation.

  • I feel badly for him and he's such a sweet guy; I love him to death!

  • We fit together first rate but he was hurting badly.

  • Could you tell how badly he was hurt?

  • I don't know anything except we'll be good for him; we're what he needs, badly.

  • I crawled to my knees and vomited, and thinking I'd die my throat hurt so badly to do so.

  • I don't want to, but I feel badly, for both Julie and especially Molly.

  • She took the hint but wondered who had hurt him so badly that he still bore a grudge thousands of years later.

  • Renewed by the blood, more sobs wracked her body as she thought of Damian and how badly she'd destroyed any plan Dustin or Jule could make.

  • Deidre couldn't help wondering how the woman was able to ask such favors after hurting her so badly.

  • A look of pained yearning crossed the girl's face, as if she wanted badly to speak but couldn't.

  • Either that or scare us badly.

  • "Do you think the fact that the skeleton was in the mine is the reason my brothers-in-law want the property so badly?" she asked.

  • Once Dean was standing at the podium and he'd controlled the shake in his knees and hidden the sweat on his palms, he felt he didn't do badly.

  • She turned to her husband, "Was she hurt badly?"

  • He looked scared but I don't think he was hurt badly.

  • I just feel so badly for Patsy.

  • How badly do you want to leave Hell?

  • She probably wasn't thinking clearly enough to realize how badly it would have hurt Alex to think his wife was cheating.

  • He must have been hurt badly to do that.

  • She wasn't the kind who sat around waiting to die, not when she wanted so badly to enjoy every day until she was no longer able to.

  • Something you want badly to shove overboard.

  • He wanted the soul in her head badly.

  • We'll see how badly you want to leave.

  • This time, Rhyn couldn't figure out why the creature wanted a human so badly he'd bring her here yet didn't seem eager about her becoming his mate.

  • Katie wondered if she'd shocked her that badly or if there was some other reason Molly was so surprised.

  • No matter how badly Kris had hurt him, it hadn.t been for a selfish cause like Sasha.s.

  • She felt more guilty about thinking badly about Evelyn.

  • She swallowed a sob as she realized just how badly someone wanted her dead.

  • Frenchie was beaten badly by old Tom who Mrs. Rinaldi struck with a poker, but she was more troubled that he bled on her carpet than by sobbing Frenchie huddled in the corner and Tom, who remained near-dead when his friends dragged him out into the snowy night.

  • I felt badly that I wasn't able to watch him climb but it made me nauseated to even look over the edge.

  • I haven't seen it but I know she wanted it very badly.

  • Does it hurt badly?

  • Carmen wasn't the only one who wanted children so badly.

  • How badly you want that back?

  • "Not badly enough," he surmised.

  • Kris sat beside her.  Hannah's skin had gone from pale to gray, and her features looked gaunt.  He couldn't help thinking Katie wouldn't survive a week down here if Hannah was suffering so badly after a day.  He touched Hannah's hair, revolted when a handful came off in his hand.

  • When things were going badly, we'd say, 'Think of manhattans at the Mark.'

  • If the boys sent Alfred Nota looking for him, they want this guy very badly.

  • Cynthia Byrne was shaking so badly had he not supported her with an arm about her waist he doubted she could have made it into the building on her own.

  • I feel badly for the missus.

  • Perhaps it was just Dean's unsatisfied Thursday night urge for female companionship, but he found he wanted very badly to see Cynthia Byrne.

  • I thought your children would be mine – or was it only me who wanted that so badly?

  • And you thought missing him so badly was wrong.

  • He knows how badly I wanted a baby, and it hurts him to think that he can't provide one.

  • How could having a baby cause so much sadness for two people who wanted one so badly?

  • It hurts so badly, and I'm bleeding something awful.

  • You were hemorrhaging pretty badly and evidently it had gone on for a long time before your husband found you.

  • And now she had hurt him — badly.

  • Didn't he know how badly it hurt?

  • He had it all, and like Josh, he had treated her so badly that she was ready to leave.

  • Every other path ends very badly.

  • She hadn't thought she'd wanted the opposite so badly.

  • He'd been scarred so badly, he was hardly recognizable as a person.

  • His words soothed her, and she wanted badly to believe him!

  • She's badly injured - - she'll soon be dead!

  • He's been wounded pretty badly.

  • It would have been wrong to talk badly about him to Felipa.

  • She wanted to trek the woods so badly that she had put them both in jeopardy.

  • She had been treating Denton badly.

  • A curious extension of the talio is the death of creditor's son for his father's having caused the death of debtor's son as mancipium; of builder's son for his father's causing the death of house-owner's son by building the house badly; the death of a man's daughter because her father caused the death of another man's daughter.

  • The Neapolitan troops at first occupied Rome, but, being badly handled by their leader, the Austrian general, Mack, they were soon scattered in flight; and the Republican troops under General The Championnet, after crushing the stubborn resistance Parthenoof the lazzaroni, made their way into Naples and paean proclaimed the Parthenopaean Republic (January 23, Republic. 1799).

  • He made various reforms which were badly wanted in army administration, but on the whole the experiment of a civilian War Lord was not a complete success, and in April 1909 Senator Casana retired and was succeeded by General Spingardi, an appointment which received general approval.

  • Of imported animals, cattle, goats, asses and dogs thrive well, ponies and horses indifferently, and sheep badly, though some success has been achieved in breeding them.

  • He was attacked by assassins on the steps of St Peter's and badly wounded; attendants carried him to a cardinal's house, and, fearing poison, he was nursed only by his wife and Sancha, his sister-in-law.

  • No wonder that it stands the comparison badly; but with all its faults the Getica of Jordanes will probably ever retain its place side by side with the De moribus Germanorum of Tacitus as a chief source of information respecting the history, institutions and modes of thought of our Teutonic forefathers.

  • If badly bored, the trees are useless; but in Pear-leaf Cluster-cups (Gymnosporangium sabinae).

  • If Prussian towns "behaved badly" (he wrote on the 4th of March), they were to be burnt; Eugene was not to spare even Berlin.

  • A detachment of the Confederate cavalry under General John Morgan invaded the state in 1863, but was badly defeated in the battle of Buffington's Island (July 18th).

  • In one instance Mr Rivers found one healthy plant in a badly affected field.

  • Again, in 1104, the Normans, while attempting to capture Harran, were badly defeated on the river Balikh, near Rakka; and this defeat may be said to have been fatal to the chance of a great Norman principality.'

  • During the final assault on the 19th of May 1521 a cannon ball struck him, shattering one of his legs and badly wounding the other.

  • Preparations for defence were made; a Neapolitan army was to advance through the Romagna and attack Milan, while the fleet was to seize Genoa; but both expeditions were badly conducted and failed, and on the 8th of September Charles crossed the Alps and joined Lodovico it Moro at Milan.

  • The regie did badly during the first four years of its existence, owing principally to two causes: (1) its ineffectual power to deal with contraband to which the system described above leaves the door wide open; (2) the admission of other than Turkish tobaccos into Egypt, which deprived it at once of about fTioo,000 per annum.

  • Hohenlohe pointed out that the Prussians were equally badly off, but promised to do his best to help his allies.

  • Here he was overtaken by Murat and Ney, but the French columns had straggled so badly that four whole days elapsed before the emperor was able to concentrate his army for battle and then could only oppose 128,000 men to the Russians' 110,000.

  • The houses are for the most part low and cheaply built, and the streets are narrow, badly paved, irregular and dirty.

  • The new constitution, therefore, started badly, and it was soon evident that William intended to make his will prevail, and to carry out his projects for what he conceived the social, industrial and educational welfare of the kingdom regardless of the opposition of Belgian public opinion.

  • In the battle of Camden he was badly wounded and captured, remaining a prisoner for more than a year.

  • The Code and Digest are badly arranged according to our notions of scientific arrangement.

  • There are coal-mines at and near Eregli (anc. Heracleia) which yield steam coal nearly as good in quality as the English, but they are badly worked.

  • The balia was reconstituted several times by the imperial agents - in 1530 by Don Lopez di Soria and Alphonso Piccolomini, duke of Amalfi, in 1540 by Granvella (or Granvelle) and in 1548 by Don Diego di Mendoza; but government was carried on as badly as before, and there was increased hatred of the Spanish rule.

  • It is discursive and badly arranged, but it is marked by a power of style, a vigour of narrative, and a skill in delineation of character which give life to the most unattractive period of German history; notwithstanding the extreme spirit of partisanship and some faults of taste, it will remain a remarkable monument of literary ability.

  • The Romanesque church of St Gertrude, named after Itta's daughter, dates from the II th century, but has been badly restored and is disfigured by a heavy tower.

  • By the end of the year the blockhouse system was complete, but this phase of the war was destined to close badly as De Wet on Christmas Eve captured a large force of Yeomanry at Tweefontein, west of Harrismith.

  • His grandson, Louis Duverger, seigneur de La Rochejacquelein, was a devoted adherent of Henry II., and was badly wounded at the battle of Arques; other members of the family were also distinguished soldiers, and the seigniory was raised to a countship and marquisate in reward for their services.

  • The examination of the air of metal mines has shown that in most cases it is much worse than the air of crowded theatres or other badly ventilated buildings.

  • If the glass is very badly annealed, the lenses made from it may fly to pieces during or of ter manufacture, but apart from such extreme cases the optical effects of internal strain are not readily observed except in large optical apparatus.

  • At his death in 1519 Cardinal Giulio de' Medici (son of the Giuliano murdered in the Pazzi conspiracy) took charge of the government; he met with some opposition and had to play off the Ottimati against the Piagnoni, but he did not rule badly and maintained at all events the outward forms of freedom.

  • They can, however, only carry on their work extensively under anaerobic conditions, as in waterlogged soils or in those which are badly tilled, so that there is but little loss of nitrates through their agency.

  • Lime is a base and neutralizes the acid materials present in badly drained meadows and boggy pastures.

  • Ambato was destroyed by an eruption of Cotopaxi in 1698, and has been badly damaged two or three times by earthquakes.

  • Attempts have been made to transfer the responsibility for the act of violence to O'Callaghan and other prominent leaders in the revolt; but Papineau's own words, "The patriots of this city would have avenged the massacre but they were so poor and so badly organized that they were not fit to meet the regular troops," prove that he did not discountenance recourse to arms. Writing of the events of 1837 in the year 1848 he said: "The smallest success at Montreal or Toronto would have induced the American government, in spite of its president, to support the movement."

  • The machinery worked so badly that the revolution of the turret was stopped.

  • The roads are wide but badly kept.

  • An amendment of the 7th of April 1886 forbade the manufacture and sale of intoxicating beverages, but it was badly enforced and was repealed by a subsequent amendment of the 10th of June 1889.

  • Before the adoption of the Federal constitution Rhode Island was badly afflicted with the paper money heresy.

  • On the loth, D'Estaing returned to the port with his fleet badly crippled, and only to announce that he should sail to Boston to refit.

  • Sosens monkeys and badgers constitute the one possible exception, but the horses, oxen, deer, tigers, dogs, bears, foxes and even cats of the best Japanese artists were ill drawn and badly modelled.

  • Yet it is plain that this school of Tokyo decorators, though often choosing their subjects badly, have contributed much to the progress of the ceramic art during the past few years.

  • In April 1677 William was badly beaten at St Omer, but balanced his military defeat by France by a diplomatic victory over England.

  • On the 1st of July 1690 the allies were badly beaten at sea off Beachy Head, but on the same day William himself won a decisive victory over James's army at the Boyne in Ireland.

  • In 1692 he lost Namur and was badly defeated at Steinkirk (August 4th), and in 1693 he was di astrously beaten at Neerwinden or Landen (July 19th).

  • While it was probably badly wrecked by the Romans at the sack of the city, its massive columns with the entablature survived.

  • The other heads are badly damaged owing to the fact that the white marble from Doliana, of which they are made, does not resist damp. But they still show in the intensity of their expression the power of expressing passion for which Scopas was famous beyond all other ancient sculptors.

  • According to de Silva, Elizabeth said that she did not believe in the Letters, and that Lethington, who wrote to Cecil on the 21st of June, and sent a verbal message by the bearer, "had behaved badly in the matter," - whether that of the letters, or in general.

  • Before the Crimean War of 1853-56 Sevastopol was a wellbuilt city, beautified by gardens, and had 43,000 inhabitants; but at the end of the siege it had not more than fourteen buildings which had not been badly injured.

  • The " Monmouth," badly down by the bows and listing to port, turned N.

  • The " Monmouth " was listing so badly that she could not use her port guns.

  • This settlement was badly administered and made little progress.

  • It is probable that when a flame is smoking badly, distinct traces of carbon monoxide are being produced, but when an acetylene flame burns properly the products are as harmless as those of coal gas, and, light for light, less in amount.

  • The crown of John is shown on his effigy at Worcester, though unfortunately it is rather badly mutilated.

  • Much depended on whether Ney would grasp the full purport of his orders; in a similar case at Bautzen he had failed to do so, and he failed as badly now.

  • After an inconceivably slow and wearisome march, in one badly arranged column moving on one road, he only reached Gembloux on June 17, and halted there for the night.

  • Nitrogen must, however, be applied with caution as it makes the barley rich in albumen, and highly albuminous barley keeps badly and easily loses its germinating capacity.

  • The streets are for the most part badly paved and very narrow, a small square in the marketplace, overlooked by airy coffee-booths, being almost the only open space.

  • The question was repeatedly raised as to why the prime minister did not take advantage of this patriotic spirit to obtain a corresponding parliamentary demonstration; but it had surprised him, as it had many, and he shrank from the serious responsibility which would have resulted if the experiment had turned out badly; the aged Emperor's need of quiet, and the conviction that the Reichsrat, if summoned ad hoc, would, as for so long before, be of no active use, also played their part.

  • In 1583 he went as James's ambassador to the court of Elizabeth, and is said to have behaved rather badly.

  • Under his sway the town was modernized and developed, but the finances were badly administered, and Fazy became more and more a radical dictator.

  • Judged by the florists' rules, they are either good or bad in form, and pure or stained (white or yellow) at the base; the badly formed and stained flowers are thrown away, while the good and pure are grown on, these being known as "breeder" tulips.

  • The Spanish garrisons established in the coast towns, badly paid and left without reinforcements, had difficulty in defending themselves.

  • Badly received by the great aristocratic family of the Walid-sidiSheikh, he re-entered Morocco, but the emperor of that country, dreading his influence and fearing difficulties with the French, drove him out.

  • Chilpancingo, in Guerrero, was badly shattered in 1902, and in 1907, and in 1909 was reduced to a mass of ruins.

  • These drawbacks tend to restrict agriculture on the plateau to comparatively limited areas, and the country people are, in general, extremely poor and badly nourished.

  • large 4to), sumptuously produced and badly translated, is Mexico, its Social Evolution (Barcelona, 1900-1904); a useful and handy chronicle is Nicolas Leon's Cornpendio de la historia general de Mexico hasta el ano de zgoo (Mexico and Madrid, 1902).

  • Howe received no help from Byron, whose badly appointed fleet was damaged and scattered by a gale on the 3rd of July in midAtlantic. His ships dropped in by degrees during September.

  • Nineveh was badly supplied with water for drinking; the inhabitants had to " turn their eyes to heaven for the rain," but Sennacherib conducted water by eighteen canals from the hills into the Husur and distributed its waters round the moats and into store tanks, or ponds, within the city.

  • He was badly brought up by a feeble father, a mother who combined immorality with religion, and a libertine abbe.

  • This suppression of privileges was badly received by the privileged notables.

  • It is badly built, on a swampy site exposed to the inundations of the river; and its houses, with few exceptions, are slight structures of wood and plaster.

  • The pili grass (Heteropogon contortus) is also noxious, for its awns get badly entangled in the wool of sheep. The native manienie (Stenotaphrum americanum) and kukai (Panicum pruriens), however, are relished by stock and are found on all the inhabited islands; the Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon), a June grass (Poa annua), and Guinea grass (Panicum jumentorum) have also been successfully introduced.

  • The urns themselves are of clay, somewhat badly baked, and bear geometrical patterns applied with a punch.

  • Though a few Unionists transferred their allegiance, notably Mr. Winston Churchill, and by-elections went badly, Mr Balfour still commanded a considerable though a dwindling majority, and the various contrivances of the opposition for combining all free-traders against the government were obstructed by the fact that anything tantamount to a vote of censure would not be supported by the "wobblers" in the ministerial party, while the government could always manage to draft some "safe" amendment acceptable to most of them.

  • In this constitution he declared that the competency of these various organs was not always clear, and that their functions were badly arranged; that certain of them had only a small amount of business to deal with, while others were overworked; that strictly judicial affairs, with which the Congregations had not to deal originally, had developed to an excessive extent, while the tribunals, the Rota and the Signatura, had nothing to do.

  • wide, badly paved and dirty; the houses and shops are low, mostly of stone, and some of stone and mud.

  • Inside the ramparts the town lies rather cramped, with narrow, crooked streets, badly drained and dirty; the houses are generally built of dark grey volcanic stone with flat roofs, the general aspect, owing to the absence of trees, being somewhat gloomy.

  • Although experi ments on this matter are badly needed, there is little Y doubt that good steel concrete is very nearly indestruc- tire.

  • opened hostilities, Aratus sustained several reverses, and was badly defeated near Dyme (226 or 225).

  • Meanwhile things had gone badly at Ostend.

  • Day was breaking and as the boat was badly damaged she was sunk.

  • Sir John Alleyne and two men, all badly wounded, clinging to a skiff.

  • His army was mainly composed of militiamen, who behaved very badly, and his papers having been captured in a boat, his plans were revealed.

  • In 191 they supported Antiochus badly, and by their slackness in the defence of Thermopylae made his position in Greece untenable.

  • In apparent disregard of the general rule just enunciated is the practice of root-pruning fruit trees, when, from the formation of wood being more active than that of fruit, they bear badly.

  • If the shoots produced are not sufficient in number, or are badly placed, or very unequal in vigour, the head should be cut back moderately close, leaving a few inches only of the young shoots, which should be pruned back to buds so placed as to furnish shoots in the positions desired.

  • The fifth is an example where the bud to which the shoot should be cut back is badly placed; a shoot resulting from a bud left on the upper side is apt instead of growing outwards to grow erect, and lead to confusion in the form of the tree; to avoid this it is tied down in its proper place during the summer by a small twig.

  • In the last-named fight Admiral de Ruyter was badly wounded and died (29th of April).

  • A small number of very pretty guanaco and vicuna carriage rugs are imported into Europe, and many come through travellers and private sources, but generally they are so badly dressed that they are quite brittle upon the leather side.

  • Truck-gardening is an important industry of the township. In the Pequot Swamp within the present Fairfield a force of Pequot Indians was badly defeated in 1637 by some whites, among whom was Roger Ludlow, who, attracted by the country, founded the settlement in 1639 and gave it its present name in 1645.

  • The plan of the Deipnosophistae is exceedingly cumbrous, and is badly carried out.

  • This canal was badly constructed, and by entirely blocking the drainage of the valley did a great deal of harm to the lands.

  • In this assembly the voting power was somewhat differently distributed; but the attempt to make it bear some proportion to the importance of the various states, worked out so badly that Austria had only four times the voting power of the tiny principality of Liechtenstein.

  • It was badly drawn up tion and badly defended.

  • It has narrow streets badly paved and drained, and made still more dirty and offensive by the surface drainage of the upper town.

  • At first all seemed to go badly, as the British officers despised the enemy, and the sepoys were unaccustomed to mountain warfare, and thus alternate extremes of rashness and despondency were exhibited.

  • These latter were conducted extravagantly, and badly administered.

  • The authority of Egypt was represented by scattered garrisons of armed men, badly officered, undisciplined and largely demoralized.

  • He also acknowledges that the Press was badly treated by the War Office and G.H.Q.

  • in 1343 appointed, by the bull Unigenitus Dei filius, that the jubilee should recur every fifty years instead of every hundred years as had been originally contemplated in the constitution of Boniface; Urban VI., who was badly in need of money, by the bull Salvator foster ij1 1389 reduced the interval still further to thirty-three years (the supposed duration of the earthly life of Christ); and Paul II.

  • In France and Italy the system is badly managed, as also in Tirol (where the local name is Almen), where, too, these pastures have in the course of years been largely alienated by the valley inhabitants, and belong to large villages or small towns almost in the plains.

  • The old town is the upper or northern part, and is inhabited by the poorer classes, its streets being badly paved, crooked, undrained, dirty and pestilential.

  • It warps and cracks rather badly, and weighs from 35 to 42 lb per cub.

  • The plague devastated the badly drained towns, new diseases spread death, the fear of the Turks was permanent.

  • They are on the whole carelessly made and maintained, and are liable to go badly and more or less permanently out of repair in heavy rain.

  • If an eye-piece blurs the definition in any degree in the centre of the field it must be very badly figured indeed, but the definition towards the edge of the field, say at 20° away from the centre of the apparent FIG.

  • For The Simpler Gases, Which Are Highly Diathermanous And Radiate Badly Even At High Temperature, The Energy Of Vibration Is Probably Very Small, Except Under The Special Conditions Which Produce Luminosity In Flames And Electric Discharges.

  • Kobold, using a peculiar and ingenious method, found for it a declination - 3°, which disagrees very badly with all other determinations; but it is a peculiarity of Kobold's method that it gives the line of symmetry of motion, which joins the apex and antapex, without indicating which end is the apex.

  • In the centre the problem was different, for here the Italians were of necessity badly placed.

  • In the first days of the attack some Italian units, badly placed and badly handled, showed only a feeble opposition.

  • Administrative reform was also taken in hand; the large number of superfluous and badly paid officials was considerably reduced, and the status and salary of all existing government officials considerably improved.

  • Army badly placed for defence.

  • (46th Div.), and the weakest position of all was that held by the right of the 46th Div., who were clinging to the slopes of Mrzli Vrh, completely dominated by the enemy, and badly off for communications with their neighbours.

  • When evening fell the position was still in the hands of the Italians, but the battle had gone badly for the defenders further south, and a retreat to the Stol became necessary.

  • 17 and failed badly.

  • Krauss, who reports that he was not allowed to have the German troops on the spot more than 48 hours before they were to attack, claims that this " excessive sparing " of the troops worked out badly, for they suffered from insufficient acquaintance with the terrain.

  • What prevents the work of Surius from being regarded as an improvement upon Lippomano's is that Surius thought it necessary to retouch the style of those documents which appeared to him badly written, without troubling himself about the consequent loss of their documentary value.

  • Rowland, Grammar of the Welsh Language 4 (1876), containing a large collection of facts about the modern language, badly arranged and wholly undigested; Rhys, Lectures on Welsh Philology 2 (1879); J.

  • The text of the Talmud has been badly preserved; much useful critical work has been done by R.

  • The pioneers of the jute industry, who did not understand this necessity, or rather who did not know how the woody and brittle character of the fibre could be remedied, were greatly perplexed by the difficulties they had to encounter, the fibre spinning badly into a hard, rough and hairy yarn owing to the splitting and breaking of the fibre.

  • After her return to England she devoted herself to reorganizing the Governesses' Sanatorium in Harley Street (now the Home for Gentlewomen during Temporary Illness), which was at that time badly managed and in great need of funds.

  • Chile has been badly handicapped by her crude methods of cultivation,.

  • According to this constitution the sovereignty resides in the nation, but suffrage is restricted to married citizens over twenty-one and unmarried citizens over twenty-five years of age, not in domestic service, who can read and write, and who are the owners of real estate, or who have capital invested in business or industry, or who receive salaries or incomes proportionate in value to such real estate as investment; and as 75% of the population is classed as illiterate, and a great majority of the labouring classes is landless, badly paid, and miserably poor, it is apparent that political sovereignty in Chile is the well-guarded possession of a small minority.

  • The Americans were badly handled, one of their number being killed and others severely hurt.

  • All Persians are fond of animals, and do not treat them badly when their own property.

  • The young prince fought bravely; but, being badly wounded and overpowered by numbers, he was secured and sent to the camp of the Kajar chief.

  • The last also wrote an Historia da Ethiopia, and, though the travel literature of this century compares badly with that of the preceding, mention may be made of the Itinerario da India por terra ate' a ilha de Chipre of Frei Gaspar de S.

  • A badly edited edition of the works of Vieira in 27 volumes appeared in Lisbon, 1854-58.

  • As the British army under General Clinton was retreating, in June 1778, from Philadelphia to New York, the American army engaged it in the battle of Monmouth (June 28, 1778); the result was indecisive, but that the British were not badly defeated was ascribed to the conduct of General Charles Lee.

  • Public opinion in Belgium was disturbed and anxious at the prospect of assuming responsibility for a vast, distant, and badly administered country, likely for years to be a severe financial drain upon the resources of the state.

  • While numerous remains of grass-like leaves are a proof that grasses were widespread and abundantly developed in past geological ages, especially in the Tertiary period, the fossil remains are in most cases too fragmentary and badly preserved for the determination of genera, and conclusions based thereon in explanation of existing geographical distribution are most unsatisfactory.

  • This decision was badly received by his troops, who were burning to avenge their countrywomen, and by General Neill, whom Havelock was obliged to reprimand for insubordination.

  • Speeches were then badly reported.

  • None could be procured; the public passion swept everything before it; the patent was cancelled; Wood was compensated by a pension; Swift was raised to a height of popularity which he retained for the rest of his life; and the only real sufferers were the Irish people, who lost a convenience so badly needed that they might well have afforded to connive at Wood's illicit profits.

  • Adam Smith was thus not altogether badly advised in not carrying his investigations into the equality of taxation farther than he did.

  • There was an empty treasury, and the floating debt amounted to X7,000,000; maladministration was rampant in every department of the state; the national guard was mutinous, while the small army of regulars was badly organized and inefficient.

  • Chapelain's Sentiments de l'Acaddmie francaise sur la tragi-comddie du Cid (1638), when its arbitration was demanded by Richelieu, and not openly repudiated by Corneille, was virtually unimportant; but it is worth remembering that no less a writer than Georges de Scudery, in his Observations sur le Cid (1637), gravely and apparently sincerely asserted and maintained of this great play that the subject was utterly bad, that all the rules of dramatic composition were violated, that the action was badly conducted, the versification constantly faulty, and the beauties as a rule stolen!

  • But sometimes the familiar leaves him to shift for himself, and then he fares very badly."

  • Laidlaw, jr., was badly injured.

  • Elsewhere the streets are narrow, quiet, and, for the most part, badly paved.

  • It is unmethodical and badly digested, homiletical in style, and abounding in biblical quotations.

  • The city is badly built, its streets are unpaved, and it has no public buildings of note except twoold churches.

  • It is a rich collection, though badly arranged, collection. ?

  • At this time he spoke English badly.

  • The risings were sporadic, illorganized, badly led, for each section of the realm fought for its own hand.

  • The allied armies, imperfectly organized, and badly equipped for such a campaign, suffered severely from the hardships of a Crimean winter.

  • And, if things were going badly with the new government abroad, matters were not progressing smoothly at home.

  • Wheat growing on an old manure heap is nearly always badly diseased.

  • But for an English trade, which sprang up out of the halfsmuggling, half-buccaneering enterprise of the Bristol merchants, the island would have fared badly, for during the whole of the 15th century their trade with England, exporting sulphur, eiderdown (of which the English taught them the value), wool, and salt stock-fish, and importing as before wood, iron, honey, wine, grain and flax goods, was their only link with the outer world.

  • King Milan and his government were badly handicapped by several unfortunate circumstances.

  • For road-mending flint, though very hard, is not regarded with favour, as it is brittle and pulverizes readily; binds badly, yielding a surface which breaks up with heavy traffic and in bad weather; and its fine sharp-edged chips do much damage to tires of motors and cycles.

  • Chilpancingo was badly damaged by an earthquake in January 1902, and again on the 16th of April 1907.

  • The Ulster peasants were never as badly off as those of the south and west.

  • That the labourers had been badly housed was evident, and there was little chance of improvement by private capitalists, for cottage property is not remunerative.

  • won by his favorite method, diplomacy rather than arms. At the time of the first league, the battle of Montlhry (16th of July 1465) having remained the Bold, undecided between the two equally badly organized armies, Louis XI.

  • So long as they retained their compact organization in France he could undertake no successful action abroad, and the treaty was in effect no more than a truce that was badly observed.

  • Exposed overnight to a cool dry gentle wind from the north-west, the water evaporates at the expense of its own heat, and the consequent cooling takes place with sufficient rapidity to overbalance the slow influx of heat from above through the cooled dense air or from below through the badly conducting straw.

  • The French conducted their campaign badly.

  • His narrative is badly arranged and full of unexpected digressions.

  • On that island there are considerable and beautiful streams, but the others generally are badly off for fresh surface water.

  • One of them was Monroe, whose reputation comes very badly out of this unsavoury affair.

  • When it is remembered that Gordon was of a different nationality and religion to the garrison and population, that he had only one British officer to assist him, and that the town was badly fortified and insufficiently provided with food, it is just to say that the defence of Khartum is one of the most remarkable episodes in military history.

  • It consists of several parts, which cohere so badly that we are obliged to assume plurality of authorship.

  • He could have been badly hurt - the kids could have been hurt.

  • I badly had to pee and I beat her to the downstairs bathroom.

  • "I felt badly for what he's gone through," I answered.

  • We needed my salary so badly quitting wasn't part of the equation.

  • I feel badly for him and he's such a sweet guy; I love him to death!

  • We fit together first rate but he was hurting badly.

  • Could you tell how badly he was hurt?

  • I don't know anything except we'll be good for him; we're what he needs, badly.

  • I crawled to my knees and vomited, and thinking I'd die my throat hurt so badly to do so.

  • I don't want to, but I feel badly, for both Julie and especially Molly.

  • She took the hint but wondered who had hurt him so badly that he still bore a grudge thousands of years later.

  • Renewed by the blood, more sobs wracked her body as she thought of Damian and how badly she'd destroyed any plan Dustin or Jule could make.

  • Deidre couldn't help wondering how the woman was able to ask such favors after hurting her so badly.

  • A look of pained yearning crossed the girl's face, as if she wanted badly to speak but couldn't.

  • Either that or scare us badly.

  • "Do you think the fact that the skeleton was in the mine is the reason my brothers-in-law want the property so badly?" she asked.

  • Once Dean was standing at the podium and he'd controlled the shake in his knees and hidden the sweat on his palms, he felt he didn't do badly.

  • She turned to her husband, "Was she hurt badly?"

  • He looked scared but I don't think he was hurt badly.

  • I just feel so badly for Patsy.

  • I wouldn't necessarily can you—unless you screwed up really badly.

  • How badly do you want to leave Hell?

  • She probably wasn't thinking clearly enough to realize how badly it would have hurt Alex to think his wife was cheating.

  • He must have been hurt badly to do that.

  • She wasn't the kind who sat around waiting to die, not when she wanted so badly to enjoy every day until she was no longer able to.

  • Something you want badly to shove overboard.

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