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Perhaps she thought I had a headache, and could not bear to talk; at any rate, she saw that her loquacious vivacity annoyed me, as I could tell by the malicious pertinacity with which she persisted.
This lady was now somewhat past the age of thirty, an aera at which, in the opinion of the malicious, the title of old maid may with no impropriety be assumed.
"They are your husband's," returned Mademoiselle, with a shrug and a malicious elevation of the eyebrows.
Whatever may be her affection for me, she will never approve of my having strangled her father, brutal and malicious as he has been.
And I quickly learned to be afraid of him and his malicious pranks.
That Himmalehan, salt-sea Mastodon, clothed with such portentousness of unconscious power, that his very panics are more to be dreaded than his most fearless and malicious assaults!
It is the malicious pleasure of the East Wind to augment the power of your eyesight, in order, perhaps, that you should see better the perfect humiliation, the hopeless character of your captivity.
It taught him that he had been scarcely more misled by Thorpe's first boast of the family wealth than by his subsequent malicious overthrow of it; that in no sense of the word were they necessitous or poor, and that Catherine would have three thousand pounds.
I had never heard her more malicious about our common friends.
One day, at dinner, this malicious little cub was so nettled with something I had said to him, that, raising himself upon the frame of her majesty's chair, he took me up by the middle, as I was sitting down, not thinking any harm, and let me drop into a large silver bowl of cream, and then ran away as fast as he could.
Manson Mingott screwed up her little mouth into a grimace of mimic prudery and twinkled at him through malicious lids.
It was no longer the voice of the bald man; it was the voice of a woman, bigoted and malicious.