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These differences of interests will lead to disputes, ill blood, and finally to separation.
And for fear of being ill spoken of weep bitterly for a day, and then comfort thyself in thy sadness.
G was a gamester, who had but ill-luck; H was a Hunter, who hunted a buck.
"It is ill-fated;" and Alessandro blamed himself for having forgotten her only association with the name.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The Marshals were inclined to attribute their disgrace to the ill-will of Berthier and not to the temper of Napoleon.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He chiefly divided his time between the House of Lords and sitting at home, lamenting over his own ill-starred existence.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
But he marred it all by a temper so ungovernable that in Paris there was current a byword, "Explosive as Garnache."
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I mean it is well my mother is ill, and doesn't wish to eat, for there would be nothing for her, if she did.
If any one has lost his temper, as well as his money, he takes good care not to show it; to do so here would be indeed bad form.
For good or ill, the torrent of rebellion was suffered to break loose, and it soon engulfed a continent.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY

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