ILLS


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AcronymDefinition
ILLSIllinois (old style)
ILLSIllinois Language and Linguistics Society (Urbana, IL)
ILLSInstitute of Laser Life Science (China)
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Pullet's remarkable memory furnished some items; and while aunt Pullet pitied poor Bessy's bad luck with her children, and expressed a half-formed project of paying for Maggie's being sent to a distant boarding-school, which would not prevent her being so brown, but might tend to subdue some other vices in her, aunt Glegg blamed Bessy for her weakness, and appealed to all witnesses who should be living when the Tulliver children had turned out ill, that she, Mrs.
He had performed many eminent services for the crown, had great natural and acquired parts, adorned with integrity and honour; but so ill an ear for music, that his detractors reported, "he had been often known to beat time in the wrong place;" neither could his tutors, without extreme difficulty, teach him to demonstrate the most easy proposition in the mathematics.
Another ill effect of the exclusion would be the temptation to sordid views, to peculation, and, in some instances, to usurpation.
That was ill done, Hans, you should have put a rope round the goat's neck.
Marry, I think our poor master will stand but an ill chance with yon fellow.
Madame Stahl belonged to the highest society, but she was so ill that she could not walk, and only on exceptionally fine days made her appearance at the springs in an invalid carriage.
Justine, you may remember, was a great favourite of yours; and I recollect you once remarked that if you were in an ill humour, one glance from Justine could dissipate it, for the same reason that Ariosto gives concerning the beauty of Angelica--she looked so frank-hearted and happy.
That as my sister-in-law at Colchester had said, beauty, wit, manners, sense, good humour, good behaviour, education, virtue, piety, or any other qualification, whether of body or mind, had no power to recommend; that money only made a woman agreeable; that men chose mistresses indeed by the gust of their affection, and it was requisite to a whore to be handsome, well-shaped, have a good mien and a graceful behaviour; but that for a wife, no deformity would shock the fancy, no ill qualities the judgment; the money was the thing; the portion was neither crooked nor monstrous, but the money was always agreeable, whatever the wife was.
Monseigneur, your Eminence has ill understood my words.
Elizabeth was not surprised at it, as Jane had written the direction remarkably ill.
At the very beginning of the trial Raskolnikov's mother fell ill.
I have ill repaid that trouble -- ill repaid your kindness to me in after life.