Mischief Sentence Examples
The mischief, however, was not ended.
She tried to feign innocence but her eyes were probably full of mischief instead.
His eyes twinkled with mischief.
Her eyes glowed with both delight and mischief while Jule's mate, Yully, appeared less certain.
A new and disturbing element now entered into Jewish politics in the person of the Idumaean Antipater; who for selfish ends deliberately made mischief between the brothers.Advertisement
But by a natural process the mischief was gradually and partially remedied.
They are best known for causing mischief and playing pranks.
A special aspect of them in Virgil is that of agents employed by the higher gods to stir up mischief, strife and hatred upon earth.
We finally retreated without doing any mischief--returned to sleep and "Gondibert."
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Had Queen Victoria died without issue, this prince, who was arrogant, ill-tempered and rash, would have become king of Great Britain; and, as nothing but mischief could have resulted from this, the young queen's life became very precious in the sight of her people.
Middleton, with Archbishop Sharp, misgoverned the country, established a high court of commission, exiled the fiercest preachers to Holland, whence they worked endless mischief by agitation and a war of pamphlets; irritated the Covenanting shires, Fife and the south-west, by quartering troops on them to exact fines for Nonconformity, and so caused, during a war with Holland, the Pentland Rising (November 1666).
But even so, just one of Boris ' several jobs would be enough to keep most ordinary mortals busy and out of mischief.
They were charged with arson, criminal mischief and reckless endangerment, authorities said.
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On many grounds, therefore, it became necessary to preserve what remained of the forests in India, and to repair the mischief of previous neglect even at considerable expense.
Overalls are the perfect play gear, since they can handle spills, scrapes, and mischief.
They were held for several hours inside the base and charged with malicious mischief.
Lo, lo, the wretched wight, Who God disdaining, His mischief made his might, His guard his gaining.
Textual criticism is called upon to repair the mischief done to inscriptions (texts inscribed upon stones) by weathering, maltreatment or the errors of the stone-cutter.Advertisement
No mischief resulted from the encounter.
The modern reader can hardly banish the impression that Abelard writes in a spirit of sheer mischief.
This will go a long way toward curbing inappropriate chewing and other mischief.
He can also get bored and may get into mischief if you haven't given him enough attention.
Giving someone a treat was an inexpensive way to avoid some of the mischief that would otherwise be played on a homeowner.Advertisement
The preamble of the " Bill of Citations " is eloquent as to the mischief which it is framed to prevent.
Gladstone, addressing the electors of Newark, said that he was bound by the opinions of no man and no party, but felt it a duty to watch and resist that growing desire for change which threatened to produce " along with partial good a melancholy preponderance of mischief."
He lived to see the triumph of his principles; and no Frenchman of that age did so much to repair the mischief wrought by fanatics and autocrats.
Oh, she is sometimes gone for several weeks on her hunting trips, and if we were not tied we would crawl all over the mountain and fight with each other and get into a lot of mischief.
So, why watch a box of red fries, a milkshake and a glob of ground beef run around and create havoc and mischief?
The last thing you want is to take a prank too far and wind up being charged with criminal mischief or something that might go on your permanent record.
On Christmas Day 2009, Sheen was arrested and charged with felony menacing, third-degree assault and criminal mischief when police were called to the home he shared with Mueller.
Her expression was solemn, but the eyes that regarded Lisa were full of mischief.
Hieronymus, the grandson of Hiero, thought fit to ally himself with Carthage; he did not live, however, to see the mischief he had done, for he fell in a conspiracy which he had wantonly provoked by his arrogance and cruelty.
There is no doubt that in all this Burke was in the right, as he was in his denunciation of the mischief certain to follow when a nation tries to start afresh, and to blot out all past progress in the light of simple reason, which is often most fallible when it believes itself to be most infallible.
I followed, whether with the dim idea of preventing mischief, or only to know the worst, I can hardly tell.
But a fit in the present state of her health means mischief.
Although they get into mischief and can make you shake your head at times, how can you resist these faces?
Many other types of magical creatures exist in this world besides vampires and some cause mischief.
He is also often referred to as a symbol for fertility, the spirit of music and dance or a man of mischief and trickery.
They often carry the connotations of beauty, femininity, innocence, mischief, seduction, and spirituality.
The three young sleuths solve everyday mysteries, such as lost cameras, slumber party mischief, and summer camp trickery.
It was the belief that she convenes with eleven other witches and the devil every Friday to conjure up mischief for the next week that made Friday the "Witches Sabbath".
Fairies can also be mischief makers on the look out to wreck a little havoc for their own personal amusement.
As many Ben 10 fans will know, however, Ben is not above a little mischief and sometimes has a spot of fun with his special device!
If an identity thief gets his or her hands on discarded job application forms and then causes mischief, the business owner may be liable for not having protected the applicant's sensitive information.
Viewers get to watch the models during downtime, which may involve arguments, romantic liaisons, and other mischief that makes the series quite interesting.
You will want to make sure that your server is upgraded to the latest versions of PHP, because sometimes guestbooks can be used as gateways for malware to get into the site and cause mischief.
His free arm circled her shoulders and his eyes twinkled with mischief.
Such visitors are clearly prejudicial to the flower, and so we meet with arrangements which are calculated to repel the intruders, or at least to force them to enter the flower in such a way as not to effect mischief.
He had some idea of settling down in Paris, and might perhaps have done so if mischief had not been the very breath of his nostrils.
Wilkinson's ventures were not as lucrative as he hoped for, and in October 1791 he was given a lieut.-colonel's commission in the regular army, possibly, as a contemporary suggested, to keep him out of mischief.
It was first observed in 1856 by Asa Fitch (1809-1878), who did not suspect its mischief, and called it Pemphigus vitifoliae.
Insurrection and rebellion triumphed everywhere, and all that Sigismund could do was to minimize the mischief as much as possible by his moderation and courage.
In Leviathan he had vehemently assailed the system of the universities, as originally founded for the support of the papal against the civil authority, and as still working social mischief by adherence to the old learning.
Hertford struck at Edinburgh in May, and in the leader's own words " made a jolly fire "and did much mischief.
The treatment of inflammation of mucous membrane is based upon the same principles as inflammation of the skin, and there too we usually associate means (I) for removing microbes, (2) for destroying them, (3) for lessening the irritation they produce, and (4) for repairing any mischief they have done.
They in turn petitioned the crown to abandon the Spanish alliance, which they regarded as the source of all the mischief.
These irregularities induced the House of Lords to reverse the judgment, and its reversal did much to prevent mischief.
He strained his wealth and influence to recruit followers and to make mischief.
Starting with the indisputable fact that man's life and happiness are largely dependent upon phenomena in the heavens, that the fertility of the soil is de pendent upon the sun shining in the heavens as well as upon the rains that come from heaven, that on the other hand the mischief and damage done by storms and inundations, to both of which the Euphratean Valley was almost regularly subject, were to be traced likewise to the heavens, the conclusion was drawn that all the great gods had their seats in the heavens.
I told Ethel Reagan why I wanted to keep the news quiet; it might make a perpetrator feel safe to do his macabre mischief.
Howie and Quinn dismissed a break-in at Julie's apartment as a random act of mischief as they were unaware she had perhaps spilled the beans by entering the contest.
Gladys flitted back and forth, like a moth in a lamp shop, alternating with Dean for the hall phone, apparently conversing with an editor who was expressing interest in the lurid tales of Belfair of Draghow and her sexual mischief about the stars.
Much fairy mischief ensues, mischief which turns the lives of the mortals upside down with slapstick antics.
I got charged with three Class C burglaries and three thefts by unauthorized taking and a criminal mischief.
I believe great mischief has been done through ignorance on this point.
Freddy He is always causing mischief, either with the chimps or with the keepers.
The monks who worked in the abbey's dairy were the first to feel the effects of the piskie mischief.
Quinn is an adorable little scamp with MISCHIEF written all over his cheeky face!
We had no commission to catch slavers or to do mischief further than resenting personal injuries.
My hearers at night were very tumultuous; yet could do no mischief.
They usually have no specific purpose, other than to satisfy the whim or sense of mischief of the designer or builder.
It was very beautiful; but the idle fairies were too much frightened at the mischief their disobedience had caused, to admire the beauty of the forest, and at once tried to hide themselves among the bushes, lest King Frost should come and punish them.
Quinn is an adorable little scamp with MISCHIEF written all over his cheeky face !
In late 2009, Sheen was arrested for domestic violence and charged with menacing, assault, and criminal mischief.
Pick up pots, pigs and stones and see what mischief you can get into.
The pixie is meant to be a mischief maker, so why not have a little fun with your tattoo?
Your pixie can be winking or placing a finger to her lips to signal that she is about to get up to mischief and is sharing the secret with someone who watches.
No, it wasn't our food they were after - it was mischief.
The next three days flew by without incident - probably because they were all too busy to start any mischief.
A conspicuous example of the incalculable evil wrought by lack of integration is well seen in the radical divorce of surgery from medicine, which is one of the most mischievous legacies of the middle ages - one whose mischief is scarcely yet fully recognized, and yet which is so deeply rooted in our institutions, in the United Kingdom at any rate, as to be hard to obliterate.
In practice he is often allowed to exert a certain discretion as to the enforcement of the laws, especially those providing for Sunday closing, and this discretion has sometimes become a source of mischief.
During these early years Bedford ruled France wisely and at first with success, but he could not prevent the mischief which Humphrey of Gloucester caused both at home and abroad.
He had resolved some time before never to obtain another slave, and "wished from his soul" that Virginia could be persuaded to abolish slavery; "it might prevent much future mischief"; but the unprecedented profitableness of the cotton industry, under the impetus of the recently invented cotton gin, had already begun to change public sentiment regarding slavery, and Washington was too old to attempt further innovations.
Why bother to cause mischief on the fringe when we can cause mischief on the fringe when we can cause mischief close to the center.
Near the end of the 9th century, however, the plundering expeditions which emanated from these three sources became so incessant and so widespread that we can signalize no part of west France as free from them, at the same time that the vikings wrought immense mischief in the Rhine country and in Burgundy.
They, of course, refused, and Bonifacius turned against them, too late, however, to repair the mischief which he had caused.
Compare also the rule of the Twelve Tables, by which an animal which had inflicted mischief might be surrendered in lieu of compensation.
Those who think that the French were likely to show a moderation and practical reasonableness in success, such as they had never shown in the hour of imminent ruin, will find Burke's judgment full of error and mischief.
But whatever offence they gave, whatever mischief they did, was soon exhausted, and has long since been pardoned.
False analogies drawn between ethics and mathematics or between morality and the perception of beauty have wrought much mischief in modern and to some degree even in ancient ethics.
Add a garland of flowers or leaves in her hair and any expression for mischief to joy on her face that embodies the pixie for you.
Now the favor shown to the Roman Catholics by the king opened up a source of mischief which was to some extent real, if it was to a still greater extent imaginary.
A provision eminently wise for the age of Pericles easily became a mischief when the once honourable name of "demagogue" began to mean a flatterer of the mob.
But Douglas, to the disgust of the French, refused battle, and allowed the English to do what mischief could be done in a thrice stripped country.
It is contended by Mignet that this intrigue between her and Perez was known to Escovedo, and that this accounts for the part played by Perez in Escovedo's murder, because Ana had also been Philip's mistress, and Escovedo might have made mischief between Philip and Perez.
They perhaps identified themselves too closely with their Tongan friends, whose dissolute, lawless, tyrannical conduct led to much mischief; but it should not be forgotten that their position was difficult, and it was mainly through their efforts that many terrible heathen practices were stamped out.
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To prevent the introduction of the Stamp Act, which he characterized as " the mother of mischief," Franklin used every effort, but the bill was easily passed, and it was thought that the colonists would soon be reconciled to it.
During the long war between France and England, at the commencement of the 19th century, Mauritius was a continual source of much mischief to English Indiamen and other merchant vessels; and at length the British government determined upon an expedition for its capture.
In 1363, in answer to a remonstrance against the mischief caused by "the merchants called grocers who engrossed all manner of merchandize vendable, and who suddenly raised the prices of such merchandize within the realm," it was enacted "that all artificers and people of mysteries shall each choose his own mystery 1 before next Candlemas, and that, having so chosen it, he shall henceforth use no other."
His attention having been drawn to the blighting of the young shoots of fruit-trees, which was commonly attributed to the ants found upon them, he was the first to find the Aphides that really do the mischief; and, upon searching into the history of their generation, he observed the young within the bodies of their parents.
The Analogy was written to counteract the practical mischief which he considered wrought by deists and other freethinkers, and the Sermons lay a good deal of stress on everyday Christian duties.
Where there has been local mischief due to inflammation the dead leucocytes must be removed, and this is done either by their being converted into pus in one mass, and making their way through the tissues to the nearest surface, whether of skin or mucous membrane, from which it can be discharged, or they may undergo a process of fatty degeneration and absorption, leaving behind in some cases cheesy matter, in others hard connective tissue.
A pretty, delicate-featured child - "cheerful, merry, full of fun and mischief," as her elder sister described her - fond of gymnastics, a good skater and an excellent horsewoman, she was a general favourite from her earliest days.
On the 19th of February 1906 the parliament was dissolved, without writs being issued for a new election, a fact accepted by the country with an equanimity highly disconcerting The agreement with the crown which had made this course possible included the postponement of the military questions that had evoked the crisis, and the acceptance of the principle of Universal Suffrage by the Coalition leaders, who announced that their main tasks would be to repair the mischief wrought by the " unconstitutional " Fejervary cabinet, and then to introduce a measure of franchise reform so wide that it would be possible to ascertain the will of the whole people on the questions at issue between themselves and the crown.
In the milder varieties of this complaint, such as those occurring sporadically, and where the symptoms are probably due to matters in the bowels setting up the dysenteric irritation, the employment of diaphoretic medicines is to be recommended, and the administration of such a laxative as castor oil, to which a small quantity of laudanum has been added, will often, by removing the source of the mischief, arrest the attack; but a method of treatment more to be recommended is the use of salines in large doses, such as one drachm of sodium sulphate from four to eight times a day.
To undo this mischief Augustus planted Roman colonies at Palermo, Syracuse, Tauromenium, Thermae, Tyndaris and Catana.