You may well wonder how I contrive to pass my time here, and for the first week it was insufferably
They arrived in due time at the place of destination, and as soon as the string of carriages before them would allow, alighted, ascended the stairs, heard their names announced from one landing-place to another in an audible voice, and entered a room splendidly lit up, quite full of company, and insufferably
"I should like balls infinitely better," she replied, "if they were carried on in a different manner; but there is something insufferably
tedious in the usual process of such a meeting.
If there is one thing in the world that will make a man peculiarly and insufferably
self-conceited, it is to have his stomach behave itself, the first day it sea, when nearly all his comrades are seasick.
Then..." Kitty hesitated; she wanted to say further that ever since this change had taken place in her, Stepan Arkadyevitch had become insufferably
repulsive to her, and that she could not see him without the grossest and most hideous conceptions rising before her imagination.
Everybody on Patterson Street uses slang -- that is to say, metaphorical language -- and if I didn't they would think me insufferably
proud and stuck up."
But for some unknown reason he despised me beyond all measure, and looked down upon me insufferably
. Though, indeed, he looked down upon everyone.
He was a true Frenchman insofar as that, though he could be lively and engaging when it suited him, he became insufferably
dull and wearisome as soon as ever the need for being lively and engaging had passed.
Did you ever behold streets so insufferably
narrow, or houses so miraculously tall?
"We are kind to her," the Misses Osborne said, a pair of fine black-browed young ladies who had had the best of governesses, masters, and milliners; and they treated her with such extreme kindness and condescension, and patronised her so insufferably
, that the poor little thing was in fact perfectly dumb in their presence, and to all outward appearance as stupid as they thought her.
It is insufferably
close; and you see the hot air fluttering between yourself and any other object you may happen to look at, like the ghost of smoke.
"This is insufferably
hot," said Miss Crawford, when they had taken one turn on the terrace, and were drawing a second time to the door in the middle which opened to the wilderness.