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.
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.
I perceived presently that though she thought herself very ill
used, yet she had no power to resent it, and was exceedingly piqued that she had lost him, and particularly that another of less fortune had gained him.
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.