The Pope will curse them for their sloth to-day, That slept both Bruno and his crown away.
Bell, book, and candle,--candle, book, and bell,-- Forward and backward, to curse Faustus to hell!
He carried my trespass to his betters; I was stubborn; wherefore, presently upon my head and upon all heads that were dear to me, fell the curse
Gentlemen, the Duke does really feel the bitterness about the curse that he uttered just now.
Why doesn't he conceal the family curse better, if he's really so ashamed of it?
I don't suggest you're either more snobbish or more morbid than the rest of us: but don't you feel in a vague way that a genuine old family curse is rather a fine thing to have?
He doesn't conceal his wig, he doesn't conceal his blood, he doesn't conceal his family curse, he doesn't conceal the family crimes--but--"
He really was morbid about it; and it is likely enough that he did invoke it as a kind of curse in the violent scene (which undoubtedly happened) in which he struck Green with the decanter.
At the first they willed To leave the throne to Creon, minded well Thus to remove the inveterate curse of old, A canker that infected all thy race.
OEDIPUS Thy tomb, If disappointed, brings on them a curse.
has a blessing and every blessing is a curse
The elders performed a curse
known as 'Uthi' on the culprits.