Those who had before known her, and had expected to behold her dimmed and obscured by a disastrous cloud, were astonished, and even startled, to perceive how her beauty shone out, and made a halo of the misfortune and ignominy
in which she was enveloped.
But like Czar Peter content to toil in the shipyards of foreign cities, Queequeg disdained no seeming ignominy
, if thereby he might happily gain the power of enlightening his untutored countrymen.
This preparation for bonds, and the additional ignominy
it inferred, took a little of the excitement out of me.
Mary Anne's cousin deserted into our coal-hole, and was brought out, to our great amazement, by a piquet of his companions in arms, who took him away handcuffed in a procession that covered our front-garden with ignominy
To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee, and deifie his power Who from the terrour of this Arm so late Doubted his Empire, that were low indeed, That were an ignominy
and shame beneath This downfall; since by Fate the strength of Gods And this Empyreal substance cannot fail, Since through experience of this great event In Arms not worse, in foresight much advanc't, We may with more successful hope resolve To wage by force or guile eternal Warr Irreconcileable, to our grand Foe, Who now triumphs, and in th' excess of joy Sole reigning holds the Tyranny of Heav'n.
I had a strong hope, which never left me, that I should one day recover my liberty: and as to the ignominy
of being carried about for a monster, I considered myself to be a perfect stranger in the country, and that such a misfortune could never be charged upon me as a reproach, if ever I should return to England, since the king of Great Britain himself, in my condition, must have undergone the same distress.
Have they ever subjected you to cruelty and ignominy
, Dejah Thoris?
You may have sincerity, but you have no modesty; out of the pettiest vanity you expose your sincerity to publicity and ignominy
If you have merited this shame, madame, if you have incurred this ignominy
, you must submit to it as an offering to God.
And now the tale must stride forward over many months, leaving Pearson to encounter ignominy
and misfortune; his wife to a firm endurance of a thousand sorrows; poor Ilbrahim to pine and droop like a cankered rosebud; his mother to wander on a mistaken errand, neglectful of the holiest trust which can be committed to a woman.
There are various methods by which you may achieve ignominy
in the rabble, had attempted to carry a glass of water to that wretched creature in torment, there reigned around the infamous steps of the pillory such a prejudice of shame and ignominy
, that it would have sufficed to repulse the good Samaritan.