1 In a place like this I'm sure to upset something, tread on people's toes, or do something dreadful, so I keep out of mischief and let Meg sail about.
2 The days kept getting longer and longer, the weather was unusually variable and so were tempers; an unsettled feeling possessed everyone, and Satan found plenty of mischief for the idle hands to do.
3 That will amuse us and keep you out of mischief, said Amy in her most grown-up tone.
4 I know he has been in mischief by the way he acted when he came home.
5 Everyone thought the matter ended and the little cloud blown over, but the mischief was done, for though others forgot it, Meg remembered.
6 We can't, for something has been said, and Laurie's mischief has spoiled you for me.
7 So situated, she was powerless to check Jo, who seemed possessed by a spirit of mischief, and talked away as volubly as the lady.
8 "Yes, please, but I never will again," and he went down upon his knees, with a penitent clasping of hands, and a face full of mischief, mirth, and triumph.
9 You never can tell what mischief these men may contrive.
10 Hear me, men of Ithaca, and I speak more particularly to the suitors, for I see mischief brewing for them.
11 That night we rested and nursed our anger, for Jove was hatching mischief against us.
12 They, thinking no evil, followed her, all except Eurylochus, who suspected mischief and staid outside.
13 The others did not suspect any mischief so they followed her into the house, but I staid where I was, for I thought there might be some treachery.
14 Take this herb, which is one of great virtue, and keep it about you when you go to Circe's house, it will be a talisman to you against every kind of mischief.
15 No other beggar or stranger has been allowed to hear what we say among ourselves; the wine must have been doing you a mischief, as it does with all those who drink immoderately.