The day which his Maker intended as a blessing, man has converted into a curse.
The school is a prison in which work is a punishment and a curse.
I found the story of the Bacillus, the curse that killed Darmstetter, that killed Helen.
I flung it upon the floor with a curse and threw myself back on my bed with a groan.
It was like one of those old incantations; almost like a curse.
They said nothing, but let me curse myself out, to my heart's content.
The man answered with a curse, and vanished into the deep gloom.
"Curse me, if it's not all over with Clary," continued Sir Philip.
Certainly it did seem as if the curse of Philip was already at its work.
He wanted to curse and swear, and had to clap his hands on his mouth to prevent it.