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The conflict in Tom's puzzled heart sharpened that evening into dreadful edges that cut him mercilessly whichever way he turned.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In 1603 it was ordered that one quart of best ale, or two of small, should be sold for one penny.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
He could not bear to open his dreadful situation to his Uncle David, nor to kill himself, nor to defy the vengeance of Longcluse.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
At other times they have a dreadful look of being fibs invented for the purpose of covering a fault.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Nevertheless, this world of mankind to-day seems to me to be a very sinister and dreadful world.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
She had wakened up in the night, and perceived with dreadful clearness that trouble lay in front of her.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Since the end of 1847, not a penny has come into his own pocket either through piano-playing and conducting, or through teaching.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
She wondered if there were a kind of dreadful dog which made a specialty of eating fathers.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
A system of supplying school-children with penny dinners is the latest philanthropic movement.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
She could not be anything but a burden and a torment; her last years would probably be dreadful, both for herself and for others.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
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