Tulliver, and Bessy too, as I'm not going to behave ill
because folks behave ill
to me; I know it's my place, as the eldest, to set an example in every respect, and I do it.
I could not forbear admiring at these odd appearances, both in town and country; and I made bold to desire my conductor, that he would be pleased to explain to me, what could be meant by so many busy heads, hands, and faces, both in the streets and the fields, because I did not discover any good effects they produced; but, on the contrary, I never knew a soil so unhappily cultivated, houses so ill contrived and so ruinous, or a people whose countenances and habit expressed so much misery and want.
His excellency observed my countenance to clear up; he told me, with a sigh, "that there his estate began, and would continue the same, till we should come to his house: that his countrymen ridiculed and despised him, for managing his affairs no better, and for setting so ill an example to the kingdom; which, however, was followed by very few, such as were old, and wilful, and weak like himself.
A third ill effect of the exclusion would be, the depriving the community of the advantage of the experience gained by the chief magistrate in the exercise of his office.
A fourth ill effect of the exclusion would be the banishing men from stations in which, in certain emergencies of the state, their presence might be of the greatest moment to the public interest or safety.
That was ill
done, Hans, you should have led the calf, and put it in the stall.
I take my vow, this is an ill
day for thee and me, Little John.
In doing this, I underwent a kind of rough usage, ill
befitting the wounds that my mind had sustained.
I perceived presently that though she thought herself very ill
used, yet she had no power to resent it, and was exceedingly piqued that she had lost him, and particularly that another of less fortune had gained him.
I know you to be a man of resolution; and your services, well directed, instead of leading you to ill
, might be very advantageous to you.
My father and mother believe the worst, but I cannot think so ill
When Dounia returned from her last interview with her brother, she had found her mother already ill
, in feverish delirium.