They, in their different homes, and their different ways, might be looking back on it with pleasure; but in her view it was a morning more completely misspent
, more totally bare of rational satisfaction at the time, and more to be abhorred in recollection, than any she had ever passed.
If your business necessitated your seeing "the House," you were put into a species of Condemned Hold at the back, where you meditated on a misspent
life, until the House came with its bands in its pockets, and you could hardly blink at it in the dismal twilight.
Still, her education and habits triumphed, and she would not commend what she regarded as ingenuity misspent
, and tasteless, because senseless, luxury.
And I think that your time will not be misspent
, for there are points about the case which promise to make it an absolutely unique one.
So, alternately beating and beaten, they made their dolorous way through the beautiful woods and under the amber arches of the fading beech-trees, where the calm strength and majesty of Nature might serve to rebuke the foolish energies and misspent
strivings of mankind.
In many ways his was a misspent
life "at once unfinished and a ruin.
But to the fevered head on which that cool air blew, it seemed to come laden with remorse for time misspent
and countless opportunities neglected.
Mad with excitement as I was, ruined, dishonored, and now finally determined to make an end of my misspent
life, my only surprise to this day is that I did not do so then and there.
Look back upon a dreadful misspent
life, and ask thyself what thou hast NOT done?
Bell's disclosures point to the integrity of the civil service having been undermined in the process of producing the white paper, and as a consequence, both codes were breached, with the result that public money was misspent
In a way it's a natural progression for the former world champion - snooker is a sign of a misspent
youth and presenting Top Gear a sign of a misspent
William showed off the skills of a misspent
youth when he visited a centre providing a range of services for youngsters and adults from an impoverished area of Malta.