1 'As weak as water,' replied Mr. Sikes, with an imprecation on his eyes and limbs.
2 The man got no further, for Sikes with a hideous imprecation overthrew the table, and tearing the hat from him, burst out of the house.
3 While the reddleman was grasping the stakes Wildeve seized the dice and hurled them, box and all, into the darkness, uttering a fearful imprecation.
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4 He was happy to combine in the same imprecation the two things which he most detested, Prussia and England.
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5 The artifice was answered by a hundred voices raised in imprecations; and the whole of the excited multitude broke from their order, and spread themselves about the place in wild confusion.
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6 From the heaving tangle issued exhortations, commands, imprecations.
7 His body vibrated from the weight and force of his imprecations.
8 Sikes, invoking terrific imprecations upon Fagin's head for sending Oliver on such an errand, plied the crowbar vigorously, but with little noise.
9 Hour after hour he considered her wants; he thought of her presence there with a sort of gratitude, and, while uttering imprecations on the cause of her unhappiness, in some measure blessed the result.
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10 Every blow was accompanied with terrible imprecations.
11 There exist no imprecations she did not pour out against you.
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12 As to his voice, prayers, sobs, and imprecations had changed it so that at times it was of a singularly penetrating sweetness, and at others rough and almost hoarse.
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13 He drank the spirits and impatiently bade us go; terminating his command with a sequel of horrid imprecations too bad to repeat or remember.
14 The last I saw of him, his head was bent over his knee and he was working hard at his fetter, muttering impatient imprecations at it and at his leg.