HELLISH


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HELLISHHot Electron Light Emitting and Lasing in Semiconductor Heterostructure
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"I gazed on my victim, and my heart swelled with exultation and hellish triumph; clapping my hands, I exclaimed, `I too can create desolation; my enemy is not invulnerable; this death will carry despair to him, and a thousand other miseries shall torment and destroy him.'
my castle, my country seat (which I called my bower), and my enclosure in the woods: nor did I look after this for any other use than an enclosure for my goats; for the aversion which nature gave me to these hellish wretches was such, that I was as fearful of seeing them as of seeing the devil himself.
She spake, and at her words the hellish Pest Forbore, then these to her SATAN return'd:
Luther, according to the scandal of his monkish enemies, was a brat of that hellish breed; nor was Pearl the only child to whom this inauspicious origin was assigned among the New England Puritans.
What a hellish mockery it was, anyway, that a man should slave to make harvesting machines for the country, only to be turned out to starve for doing his duty too well!
Unwilling to be found engaged in his hellish occupation, the savage Baron gave the slaves a signal to restore Isaac's garment, and, quitting the dungeon with his attendants, he left the Jew to thank God for his own deliverance, or to lament over his daughter's captivity, and probable fate, as his personal or parental feelings might prove strongest.
In a post she tweeted on Sunday evening, Omotola said: 'The Country Under your watch is Hellish! @ProfOsinbajo @MBuhari @NGRPresident The lack of Money in circulation,Now coupled with the Continuous Assault n Killings by Uniformed men 'll make this Country implode!!!It's Unbearable!
"Chair Lesch," Johnson replied, "what [the young waitress] went through was hellish."
RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams said: "May was a hellish month for motorists.
The Arabic-language website of Russia's Sputnik reported that the army has been utilizing the Soviet 57mm Dual ZSU-57-2 self-propelled anti-aircraft auto-cannons known as Hellish to provide support for the army troops, especially for advancing tanks.
The fixture list, both challenging and hellish, threatened to overwhelm them.