Tuesday the boys had the same ill luck
. Also Wednesday.
Here ill luck
, or rather good luck, sent Mrs Western to see her maid in tears, which began to flow plentifully at her approach; and of which being asked the reason by her mistress, she presently acquainted her that her tears were occasioned by the rude treatment of that creature there--meaning Honour.
Nothing could hunt it, because its whole body was covered with scales, which were harder than stone or metal; its two great eyes shone by night, and even by day, like the brightest lamps, and anyone who had the ill luck
to look into those eyes became as it were bewitched, and was obliged to rush of his own accord into the monster's jaws.
'Alas!' said he to his wife, 'what ill luck
has befallen me!
For heaven's sake, don't think of me, but fly from this place, Take care, it bears ill luck
to the De Witts!"
But I have noticed that those who continually dread ill luck
and fear it will overtake them, have no time to take advantage of any good fortune that comes their way.
The former Ateneo stalwart, however, admitted that the injury gave her quite the jolt because her 'biggest fear is to get injured,' she said, superstitiously knocking on the wooden table at the press room to deflect ill luck
If you will see nothing but ill luck
in the future, you are praying for such ill luck
and will surely get it.
He gave his evidence thus: 'My lord, my wife has consistently brought me ill luck
and has ruined my life.
The mother was actually not so disappointed by the failure of the former investment because the bad dream neither harmed the health of her sons nor caused any ill luck
to his girlfriend or other surrounding people.
But her disastrous party conference speech was much more about ill luck
than ill judgment.
"It was Northern Ireland's ill luck
to encounter such an unfortunate scenario.