It is a charming faculty, but one often abused by those who are conscious of its possession: for there is something ghoulish
in the avidity with which they will pounce upon the misfortune of their friends so that they may exercise their dexterity.
This was more than Lady Arabella's curious dual nature could stand-- the ghoulish
element in her rose triumphant, and she abandoned all idea of marriage with Edgar Caswall, gloating fiendishly over the thought of revenge.
He remembered the luncheon they had eaten together when first he came to Paris and the ghoulish
appetite which had disgusted him: he realised now that she ate in that manner because she was ravenous.
They are ten or twelve feet in height when standing erect; their arms are very short and fashioned after the manner of an elephant's trunk, being sinuous; the body is hairless and ghoulish
blue except for a broad band of white which encircles the protruding, single eye, the pupil, iris and ball of which are dead white.
Such a nice young gentleman, she interjected with her piously ghoulish
Its hairless body was a strange and ghoulish
blue, except for a broad band of white which encircled its protruding, single eye: an eye that was all dead white--pupil, iris, and ball.
At my back was the forest, pruned and trimmed like the sward to parklike symmetry by the browsing of the ghoulish
The men were but little stronger for their ghoulish
repast, for the want of water was by far the greatest agony with which they had to contend.
Of the many things Lucy was noticing to-day, not the least remarkable was this: the ghoulish
fashion in which respectable people will nibble after blood.
In the morning she received a visit from Sarah--the second in all the period of her marriage; and she could easily guess her sister-in-law's ghoulish
'And I like her too ill to attempt it,' said he, 'except in a very ghoulish
Annie was a fine, strapping girl, and was evidently labouring under intense excitement, mingled with a certain ghoulish
enjoyment of the tragedy.