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His pride in having at any time of his life achieved such a great social distinction as to be a nuisance, an incumbrance, and a pest, was only to be satisfied by three sonorous repetitions of the boast.
Indeed, the venomous pest appeared to operate as an antidote against all other poisons.
The purport of the answer that the God Returned to us who sought his oracle, The messengers have doubtless told thee--how One course alone could rid us of the pest, To find the murderers of Laius, And slay them or expel them from the land.
She became a pest to him, like a policeman following him around the stable and the hounds, and, if he even so much as glanced curiously at a pigeon or chicken, bursting into an outcry of indignation and wrath.
He confessed with the utmost frankness and ingenuity that the priests and religious have given dreadful accounts both of us and of the religion we preached; that the unhappy people were taught by them that the curse of God attended us wheresoever we went; that we were always followed by the grasshoppers, that pest of Abyssinia, which carried famine and destruction over all the country; that he, seeing no grasshoppers following us when we passed by their village, began to doubt of the reality of what the priests had so confidently asserted, and was now convinced that the representation they made of us was calumny and imposture.
thou art the pest of all great minds," said Gourville, shrugging his shoulders.
Where is the country's champion, the Moore of Moore Hill, to meet him at the Deep Cut and thrust an avenging lance between the ribs of the bloated pest?
MULTAN -- Director, Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) Multan, Dr Zahid Mahmood, said on Tuesday that cotton crop was facing pest attack particularly the sucking pest at a time when it was experiencing the critical fruit and flower stage.
High Point, NC, August 11, 2019 --( Recent studies by NC State University spell bad news for pest control DIYers - "bug bombs" are ineffective for reducing and eliminating pest populations.
Number of adults and eggs of five types of sucking pests of cotton (white flies, jassid, mites, dusky bugs, and thrips) along with their predating insects like Chrysoperla, Geocoris and Argiope were recorded from experimental sites.
While the movement of fruits facilitates the movement of some pests, Mr Joel highlighted that the Fall armyworm can fly long distances across borders.