I am just a bit distressed, Father.
I'm so distressed at her leaving, I don't even want to think about it.
That news certainly distressed him.
He rose, distressed by the familiar despair.
Both Mr. Keith and I were distressed and full of forebodings for the morrow; but we went over to the college a little before the examination began, and had Mr. Vining explain more fully the American symbols.
Deidre kept her thoughts to herself, growing more distressed with the visit.
I was never cast away nor distressed in any weather, though I encountered some severe storms.
One morning she was greatly distressed by finding that one of the dogs had a block fastened to her collar.
Distressed, offended, and surprised by all this, Rostopchin had returned to Moscow.
Distressed by her night and overwhelmed by the idea Xander had a softer side, she thought of nothing more than getting home and crawling into bed.
She seemed distressed and softly pleaded, "Please?"
But what distressed the princess most of all was her father's irritability, which was always directed against her and had of late amounted to cruelty.
The articles on Biblical subjects which he contributed to the 9th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica distressed and alarmed the authorities of the Free Church.
He was evidently distressed, and breathed painfully, but could not restrain the wild laughter that convulsed his usually impassive features.
Distressed by the idea, she found herself standing before the French doors again, looking at the green haze over the forest.
She dialed each of them, distressed when both calls went to voicemail.
The countess looked at her callers, smiling affably, but not concealing the fact that she would not be distressed if they now rose and took their leave.
While Dean remained distressed over the accident, he knew he must concentrate on the Women's Club debate just hours away.
Howie thanked her while I practically jumped over the counter to read over the distressed clerk's shoulder as his fingers plodded over the computer keys.
Distressed by the damage, he jogged to the central square, where smaller obelisks marking lesser immortal Houses rose out of the ground.
In 1509 Florence encamped her forces on three sides of the distressed city, which at last, reduced to extremity by famine, was compelled to surrender on the 8th of June 1509.
The threatening situation in the Carolinas alarmed Congress and Washington and measures were taken to protect the distressed section.
King Alphonso went down to visit the district, and distributed relief to the distressed inhabitants, despite his visib?y failing health.
At other moments, I am as distressed as the sinner that I am, being dragged to hell's fire beyond.
It can't be helped! said the count, shrugging his shoulders and speaking playfully of a matter that evidently distressed him.
Instead of plundering to support his prodigality, he emptied his private treasury to assist distressed provinces and cities, and everywhere exercised rigid economy (hence the nickname Kv'Avowpicmis, " cummin-splitter").
But it would not have terminated advantageously for them at all, had not the powerful and highly efficient Danish fleet effectually prevented the Swedish government from succouring its distressed German provinces, and finally swept the Swedish fleets out of the northern waters.
On his return to Paris in 1754 Lacaille was distressed to find himself an object of public attention; he withdrew to Mazarin college, and there died, on the 21st of March 1762, of an attack of gout aggravated by unremitting toil.
His education, the influence of his mother, and perhaps still more that of his wife's father, the Prince Consort, had made him a strong Liberal, and he was much distressed at the course of events in Prussia after the appointment of Bismarck as minister.
She sounded so distressed, he did.
In Montpellier, where he lived from 1303 to 1306, he was much distressed by the prevalence of Aristotelian rationalism, which, through the medium of the works of Maimonides, threatened the authority of the Old Testament, obedience to the law, and the belief in miracles and revelation.
"I'd never do anything to put Gabriel in danger," she whispered, distressed by the idea.
At home a Union for Social Service was formed in 1906, the natural outcome of Thomas Jackson's efforts for the hungry and distressed in Clapton and Whitechapel, and of similar work at St George's Hall, Southwark.
The whole family at Vailima became ill, and the final subjugation of his protege Mataafa, and the destruction of his party in Samoan politics, deeply distressed and discouraged Stevenson.
It is true that rival prophets were leading rebellions in various parts of Arabia, that the tax-collectors were not always paid, and that the warriors of the land were much distressed for want of work owing to the brotherhood of Arabs proclaimed by Mahomet.
In Ayrshire the figure varied from 5 to 20%; for Dumfriesshire 16% was given as a fair average, but here too the distressed farmer was compelled to admit that if he gave up his holding there were others ready to take it.
He was therefore deeply disappointed and distressed to find the old feeling of distrust still actively fomented by the press and some of the leading politicians of the country.
And when she asked herself what distressed her, she had to admit that it was her relation to Rostov.
While Dean felt sorry for the distressed woman, he continued to hope his dearest Cynthia would let the matter rest.
The B'nai B'rith society has also co-operated largely with other Jewish philanthropic organizations in succouring distressed Israelites throughout the world.
During his archbishopric Dr Temple was deeply distressed by the divisions which were weakening the Anglican Church, and many of his most memorable sermons were calls for unity.
Although Miss Sullivan is still rather amused than distressed when some one, even one of her friends, makes mistakes in published articles about her and Miss Keller, still she sees that Miss Keller's book should include all the information that the teacher could at present furnish.
But in 1890 a great stir was created by the publication, under his editorship, of Lux Mundi, a series of essays by different writers, being an attempt "to succour a distressed faith by endeavouring to bring the Christian Creed into its right relation to the modern growth of knowledge, scientific, historic, critical; and to modern problems of politics and ethics."
A writer of the Mahommedan faith says: - "Whenever an invading army has entered their territories, the Assamese have sheltered themselves in strong posts, and have distressed the enemy by stratagems, surprises and alarms, and by cutting off their provisions.
He waited for the first pause in the conversation, and then with a distressed face left the room to find Sonya.
Your body is distressed if you feel bloated or very full.
22 a noted, rides on purely chivalric ventures, such as aiding distressed damsels, seeking the Grail, &c. His expeditions are all more or less warlike.
An agitation begun by the Philadelphia society for assisting distressed prisoners in 1776, checked for a time by the War of Independence,.
He soon, however, returned to literary interests, moved towards them by the sudden success of Tennyson; and in 1844 he published a small volume of Poems, which was not without individuality, but marred by inequalities of workmanship. It was widely criticized, both in praise and blame; and Patmore, distressed at its reception, bought up the remainder of the edition and caused it to be destroyed.
Progress is illusory; there is no satisfactory goal to which moral development inevitably tends; religion in which some take refuge when distressed by the inexplicable contradictions of moral conduct itself " contains and rests upon an element of make believe " (p. 489).
She relieved the distressed in far-off lands as well as at home, her helping hand being stretched out to the Dyaks of Borneo and the aborigines of Australia.
His eyes were dark and distressed.
My wife was seriously distressed.
"Gabriel …" Deidre sounded distressed.
The craft's computer assured him her health was good; she was just distressed.
"A'Ran can't come get me?" she asked, distressed.
Fred O'Connor joined the others, looking distressed.
It disturbed him deeply that one of his children was so distressed.
"For the love of God, stop with the killing talk!" she replied, distressed.
When the Civil War threatened to break out in the United States, Cobden was deeply distressed.
Just a bit distressed, Father.
Her eyes were warm with tears and her heart racing from the unexpected confrontation with the distressed ex-deity who viewed her as expendable less than a week before.
"Gabriel â€¦" Deidre sounded distressed.
The table has been hand made in England and tastefully antiquated and distressed to give a wonderful aged patina.
See how he feels for misery, He feels for the tears of the distressed who have no comforter.
Of their reputation companies sell distressed have a substantially coupe in ohio.
distressed callers would get an engaged tone.
distressed diver was brought back to the surface by one of the others using an assisted ascent.
distressed copper effect finish.
distressed mother brought her to see me.
distressed debt to the same extent, however.
distressed relatives at a funeral speak out about a person they believe to be responsible.
Dealing with an emotionally distressed member can prove emotionally difficult for the UNISON representative.
The head doctor, a most sensitive man, was visibly distressed by what he had to do.
Indeed a substantial number of psychologically distressed patients were identified in the current study.
The Green Party is deeply distressed by threats of NATO strikes against fellow Europeans in Kosovo.
We provide a comprehensive service, ranging from advising major corporations on reconstruction to helping financially distressed individuals.
The report confirms fears that mentally distressed black people are more likely to be locked away.
distressed to hear a baby cry for example.
At Annie's funeral it is said that Palmer appeared greatly distressed.
Then became totally distressed in the last couple of weeks.
Even just hanging around outside a shop causing someone to feel distressed is enough to entitle the police to move you on.
He did not cry out or seem distressed in any way.
On the way we saw two women looking distressed in the remains of a house.
distressed beyond m-measure if he is lost.
distressed by this incident.
No one, however, was prepared for ' distressed gentlefolk ' .
gentlewomanhat lot in charge of a national park is rather like putting Jack the Ripper in charge of a home for distressed gentlewomen.
grief-stricken family told the Daily Echo they were too distressed to talk about the tragedy.
To collect the arkansas home owner insurance with trends showing a little distressed really ill-advised.
journeymanpaying more or less wages than that decreed were liable to a penalty of £ 50 which would be distributed among distressed journeymen.
The baby became distressed at the end of the labor and swallowed meconium.
But his luck changes when he meets a distressed mermaid on the beach after a storm and decides to protect her.
We cannot, however, help people who have predominantly negative symptoms, or who are not distressed by their symptoms.
oxytocic drugs, I believe Jack would very soon have become distressed.
truncheon wounds to the back of the head and some people were quite distressed.
twitchy movements of partial reversal may also be seen, and the patient may become distressed and agitated.
Christine Phillips described Mr S as being in a distressed and potentially violent state.
Bruce's title, and his programme of "succouring distressed faith," imply the latter alternative; the moral appeal of Christianity,.
By his indefatigable activity he amassed a fortune of X300,000, the bulk of which he bequeathed to his daughter, with the deduction of considerable sums for the endowment of the anatomical chair in the Ecole de Medecine, and the establishment of a benevolent institution for distressed medical men.
Just then the Meletian schism, which arose over the relation of the orthodox to Arian bishops and to those baptized by Arians, distressed the church at Antioch (see Meletius Of ANTioex), and Jerome as usual eagerly joined the fray.
He also provides for the subsistence of seamen who are shipwrecked, discharged, or left behind, even if their service was with foreign merchants; they are generally sent home in the first British ship that happens to be in want of a complement, and the expenses thus incurred form a charge on the parliamentary fund for the relief of distressed seamen, the consul receiving a See also instructions to consuls prepared by the Board of Trade and approved by the secretary of state for foreign affairs.
"I don't b'lieve Eureka would do such a dreadful thing!" cried Dorothy, much distressed.
I had made my beloved poet weep, and I was greatly distressed.
The doll cried, too, and stretched out its arms from among the green branches, and looked distressed.
After 2 weeks I am distressed I still feel the swooshing electrical feeling in my head.
All of these injuries were truncheon wounds to the back of the head and some people were quite distressed.
The typical twitchy movements of partial reversal may also be seen, and the patient may become distressed and agitated.
She told a press conference: " I have been disturbed and distressed by the vitriolic words " in the NGO document.
Luckily for us dads, society believes that a man handling a baby is probably distressed (as opposed to a mom who is expected to magically know everything about babies).
Meanwhile, hair loss continues and owners become nearly as distressed as their pets.
There are a number of stories about distressed homeowners being scammed out of their houses.
Cottage style furniture is often painted white or an off-white with a distressed look.
This style of furniture has an antique, distressed or gently worn look.
Black finishes to choose from include glossy, matte, and distressed.
Guests may wonder if it's a family heirloom thanks to the distressed look and clean, beautiful lines.
Furniture XO has the same hutch as More Home, so be sure to compare prices there if you like the distressed black model and would love the ability to store your wine in your china hutch too.
Go Antiques has a lighted distressed black hutch buffet.
Besides using items that are showing some wear and tear, new items can also be used if they are distressed to appear more aged.
Look for distressed wood cabinets and shelves, soft, overstuffed couches in colorful slip covers and comfortable rocking chairs.
Aged paint finishes can also be replicated with base colors that have been layered and then distressed to replicate the effect of a time-worn finish.
French country furniture can range in appearance from sturdy, rustic looking traditional wood furniture with natural or light stained finishes to painted, cottage wood furniture in pastel shades with a distressed finish.
A distressed finish can be achieved by layering a light color over a dark base or layering a darker color over a light base.
In either case, the base color shows through the top color in areas that are "distressed" giving the furniture an antique or vintage appearance.
Simple cotton linens and distressed finishes on furniture make French country both a kid friendly and pet friendly decorating style, perfect for today's active families.
A sturdy harvest table for meals can be accented by a set of painted wooden chairs with a distressed finish and woven rush seats.
Well-worn rugs, faded fabrics, distressed armoires, vintage coverlets, wicker, and wrought iron are just some of the many items associated with country cottage decorating.
Paint pieces of furniture white, then sand the edges and corners for a distressed look.
Furniture has a distressed look and can be a mixture of old and new.
Furniture that is cottage style is distressed and the finish is usually whitewashed or painted in white, cream or sage.
Cottage style pieces are painted and distressed.
Create the look of old by refinishing a rocking chair, wooden stool, or trunk with a distressed look.
Create a French country look with a light marble top, copper accents, distressed wood and colorful tiles in fruit patterns.
When creating a rustic country style decor for your home, it is not a simple equation of distressed weather worn wood plus rugged tiles equals a country style interior.
Painted and distressed furniture styles are often used in beach house bedrooms.
You can purchase an old chair and table and create a distressed look to complete the cottage feel.
A paint wash and a distressed finish on furniture both work well with stenciling.
Rustic and white-washed are two surface treatments you can utilized as well as distressed wood finishes.
Your choice of cabinets can be more of the dark distressed look, or the opposite end of the design scale with washed out paint in blue, green, yellow, or white.
A distressed look is preferable over a finished look.
You can have a very rustic looking kitchen table that is thick with distressed marking.
If you want a more rustic look, then you can opt for hand-hewn doors that are intentionally finished with a weathered or distressed look, but stained in a natural or dark finish.
Wrought iron, pottery, terra cotta, damask draperies and a distressed finish can all help to complete the Old World design.
Cottage chic is a design style that embraces the vintage or antique look of distressed furniture, the quaint look of old French linens, chenille bedspreads, floral patterns in pastel colors and all things feminine.
Nautical colors can be bright or have a weathered, distressed look.
French country furniture will consist of sturdy wood pieces with a distressed finish, a natural finish or a stained or painted finish.
If you want to add a countrified, prairie aesthetic to a room, look for something like a stagecoach wheel mirror with a distressed wood or log-style frame.
Rustle up some mirrors, prints, or clocks that have log-style frames or frames of distressed wood to lend a pioneer or back-country feel to the room.
Whether you rock a chartreuse green eye shadow with an organic cotton dress or pair an emerald green eye shadow with a pair of distressed denim, green cosmetics are sure to flatter.
For example, the page answers questions such as why your power poles are sparking, why your pipes are breaking and why are your buildings distressed.
Ink the edges of a cut out flower for a distressed look.
For a distressed look, lightly sand the edges of your photos before attaching them to the page.
If you're having trouble trimming, however, you can also try sanding the edges lightly with fine grit sandpaper and adding a bit of brown ink for a "distressed" scrapbook look.
Give a frame a distressed look by crumpling and sanding it before adding to your heritage scrapbook layout.
Lightly run over your sticker with sandpaper to give it a distressed look.
These jeans come in a variety of washes, including different shades of blue, white, or black and regular, pre-washed, and distressed finishes.
In response, Brown issued a statement on December 7 saying, "I am obviously upset and distressed at some of the comments made by Eddie Murphy to the media.
According to the nanny, "I was very distressed by the events of the day - having lost my job and my home.
Some boys' jean jackets are more polished and neat, while others have a distressed look about them.
If distressed jeans are popular right now, you'll find plenty of distressed denim in jeans and jackets.
Although this seems contrary to most consumers' financial conscience, distressed denim is actually more expensive than ordinary styles.
Higher level designers enjoy the distressed look, even when it comes to children's clothing.
The jeans have a lightly distressed look.
Styles: From distressed material to dressier designs, jeans certainly don't fall into the category of "one size fits all."
It has distressed detailing to look well-worn.
They should appear distressed and even ripped in all the right places, because when you are alternative, even your jeans don't care.
Junk Food is a brand that makes T-shirts and other apparel with retro themes and a distressed look in the cloth.
It's a warning that you need to slow down and tend to your plant before it becomes too distressed to save.
If anything, the furnishings are older and distressed rather than modern.
This type of bamboo flooring is distressed by hand to achieve that "worn in" look.
You can also go for a subtler, more distressed looking metal.
In some cases, you'll see distressed black and white photographic images inspired by New York itself.
BKE specializes in the distressed, worn look.
Hurley jeans, a favorite of the skater culture, have a much skinnier leg, but are also available in many colors and "distressed" options.
Distressed Stretch Jeans: Besides the always-popular dark wash jeans, it's always good to have a distressed pair around.
This is a particularly effective style when you pair your jacket with distressed jeans.
Whether crafted from smooth or distressed leather, these hats add a different sort of angle to a pulled together ensemble, especially on a winter evening when some type of head cover is necessary.
The t-shirts are pretty simply laid out, with a distressed lower-case font declaring each "cowboy casanova" shirt as authentically designed by Red Eagle.
They're available in vintage blue and are lightly distressed.
The Solis Company also offers advice on how to create your own capris with a "distressed" look.
These have a vintage wash and distressed spots.
Choices feature distressed denim in white or blue, and they offer a wide-leg style.
It's common for both kids and adults to be embarrassed or distressed when they realize they've been sleepwalking and didn't know it.
The C1722 has a distressed gold frame and brown lenses.
The 736 is available in several color combinations, including black frame/smoke lens, brown frame/brown lens, distressed gold frame/brown lens, gunmetal frame/smoke lens, and rhodium frame/green lens.
If a school age child seems distressed about his or her thumb sucking, the parent may want to suggest ways in which they can work together to wean the child from the thumb.
Peer problems may also emerge if children are distressed about other changes in their lives, such as a reaction to parental conflict or the birth of a sibling.
Parents are distressed and concerned when their child is distressed.
Studies have also shown that during a routine third-year pediatric examination, children allowed security objects were less distressed than children undergoing the medical evaluation without their security object.
Although children at all ages are distressed by parental divorce, during the teen years it can result in potentially dangerous behavior, including drug and alcohol abuse, promiscuous sexual activity, violence, and delinquency.
In 10 to 20 percent of families, parents and adolescents are in distressed relationships characterized by emotional coldness and frequent outbursts of anger and conflict.
Many parents recognize that their child is genuinely distressed by attending school and unwittingly encourage school refusal by allowing their child to stay home.
They want to feel powerful or want something expensive to try to keep up with their peers, or they may be distressed about a situation at home.
If an infant is distressed because of pain, pervasive threat, or a chaotic environment, the baby may have a difficult time engaging in a sympathetic care-giving relationship.
By four to six months of age, infants begin to develop expectations of how their primary caregiver will respond to them when they are distressed.
In the 1880s, Mason was distressed at the inadequate education provided by governesses who taught the children of the middle class.
Juicy Couture Maternity Boot-Cut Stretch Pants feature distressed patches to provide a fun vintage look.
For $24.99, you can purchase the Old Navy maternity distressed boot-cut jeans with roll panel.
Denim: Jeans are great from Levi's, because you can get multiple varieties in dark washes, distressed styles, and trendy versions as you require.
Featuring vintage distressed denim and tiered ruffles at the bottom, this is for the woman who appreciates individual style.
The blue vest has a black embedded pattern, giving it the look of distressed leather.
The dashing frock coat also looks like distressed leather and features bronze buttons.
Most Balenciaga bags are made from distressed goat leather that offers an appealing, slightly shiny, and very unique look.
The Violet Clutch is almost distressed enough for sport's night at the local bar.
Though not all Kipling bags feature the slightly distressed and rugged nylon that people commonly associate with the name, many still do.
If you're an urban hipster or just a lover of muted colors and distressed fabrics, then the Kipling Vintage Collection is your Holy Grail.
Leather may be smooth or distressed, but Tod's handbags always feature superior quality materials that are accompanied by a hefty price tag.
This leather clutch is distressed for a chic vintage feel, and it has a logo-turn-lock closure on the front flap.
Go luxe with a style Balenciaga's "Polo" Tote in buttery distressed leather or make a splash with a budget bag like the purple faux patent Xhilaration Ombre Tote Bag from Target.
Handbags by DMG specialize in old world craftsmanship and special tanning processes that create natural and beautifully distressed bags.
The distressed leather of the cover makes the piece look "broken in" from the moment it's taken from the box.
Western hobo bags can be made from leather (typically brown or black), distressed brown faux leather, denim or brown suede.
Shepler's offers an inexpensive faux leather purse with a distressed looking brown leather and buckles and silver studs.
Choose from distressed or glazed leather depending on your style preferences.
First, most stores have an extensive clearance section filled with overstocked, discontinued, or slightly distressed merchandise.
Men's styles start at $170 for a pair of leather sandals and go all the way up to $670 for a pair of metallic distressed leather boots.
Crystal boot in distressed leather with fabric stripes and criss-cross stitching is a good bet.
Scottish, the Highlander is a distressed corduroy boot very similar in appearance to Converse shoes and designed to highlight a girl's tough edge.
It is a sad truth that many fantastic styles only come in standard sizes, which can leave shoe lovers distressed and feeling left out.
If the child decides he or she doesn't enjoy the dance form, you won't be distressed about the amount of money you've spent.
You'll enjoy this lightly distressed sandal for its unparalleled comfort and style.
Celia. A lively, trendy shoe made of distressed leather with a variety of color themes and large ventilation adding to the breathability and comfort.
Ash Vavin Distressed High Tops are pre-worn for those times when you don't have a chance to bash your footwear around before wearing them out on the town.
Kristen has worn her high tops on the red carpet with dresses and tunics, and we love watching her pair her naturally distressed sneakers with the unexpected.
Now that you're seeing all the different celebrities who wear high tops, how about you get ready to style your Ash Vavin Distressed High Tops in both casual and dressed-up fashions?
Distressed jeans make a nice pairing with your distressed high tops, and all you need to do is toss on a plain white t-shirt to match the look.
Pair your Ash Vavin Distressed High Tops with high-waisted, vintage-style shorts and a tucked-in tee.
Create welcome contrast when you wear a structured top with your distressed high tops.
Are you looking for these distressed high tops?
Check out Bloomingdale's, which frequently carries Ash Vavin Distressed High Tops.
Miss Roxy Derek has been known to sell distressed high tops, including those from Ash Vavin.
Head to Shopstyle to check and see if any of your favorite stores are carrying new pairs of distressed high tops.
For the kids, consider the Shane done in black or tan distressed leather.
This can be particularly useful for children who may get distressed by the sound of an unfamiliar noise and this can result in a stressful start to the day.
And while you're in the process of selling, you still have a business to run, bills to pay, payroll and distressed employees to deal with once they learn that you're selling.
If stenciling is the most basic type of decorative painting, one step up would be the faux painting techniques popularly done on walls, such as sponge painting, ragging, and distressed or crackle glazing.
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