1 The war didn't seem to be a holy affair, but a nuisance that killed men senselessly and cost money and made luxuries hard to get.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER IX
2 It was a nuisance to have to run down the street after him because she had forgotten to ask him for money at breakfast.
3 Damn nuisance, though, having to fake up excuses.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXV
4 But he's a nuisance in the aeronautic section.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXXVIII
5 So the old man's cough grew every day worse, until there came a time when it hardly ever stopped, and he had become a nuisance about the place.
6 This made him a nuisance, and a source of endless trouble in the family.
7 Ah, you nuisance, you good-for-nothing, you had better hold your stupid tongue.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich GogolGet Context In PART 2: CHAPTER I
8 "Oh, what a nuisance," said Dolgorukov, getting up hurriedly and pressing the hands of Prince Andrew and Boris.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX
9 What a nuisance that our squadron will be in reserve tomorrow, he thought.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIII
10 Petya and Natasha on the contrary, far from helping their parents, were generally a nuisance and a hindrance to everyone.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XII
11 But at the moment it presented itself simply as a confounded nuisance.
12 The thing has become an absolute public nuisance.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar WildeGet Context In FIRST ACT
13 I find that the moment I let a woman make friends with me, she becomes jealous, exacting, suspicious, and a damned nuisance.
14 I was a nuisance, an incumbrance, and a pest.
Hard Times By Charles DickensGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
15 I told him it was a nuisance to have the woman trespassing: to which he replied that he had no power to arrest her.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 17