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A rash word or a hasty act was followed by annihilation, and yet none knew what the nature might be of this terrible power which was suspended over them.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She was a woman in the prime of life; of a severe countenance; and subject (particularly in the arms) to a sort of perpetual measles or fiery rash.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
It is worthy of remark, as illustrating the importance we attach to our own judgments, and the pride with which we put forth our most rash and hasty conclusions, that, although Mr.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Yet he did not repress all boyish playfulness, since he declared it to be as necessary as a rash to a doctor, inasmuch as it enabled him to diagnose what lay hidden within.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
To the senate, however, and the wiser among the citizens, the scheme appeared so rash and mischievous that they publicly declared they would die sooner than consent to it.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
We were immured in ice and should probably never escape, but they feared that if, as was possible, the ice should dissipate and a free passage be opened, I should be rash enough to continue my voyage and lead them into fresh dangers, after they might happily have surmounted this.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Demi paused to consider the new relationship before he compromised himself by the rash acceptance of a bribe, which took the tempting form of a family of wooden bears from Berne.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Marianne began now to perceive that the desperation which had seized her at sixteen and a half, of ever seeing a man who could satisfy her ideas of perfection, had been rash and unjustifiable.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
He hoped she had not acted upon her rash impulse; and he begged her to consider first, foremost, and above all else, what people would say.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context
If you have heard anything of my unhappy history you will know that I made a rash marriage and had reason to regret it.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
The nights had begun to be chilly, and his mother, ignorant as to the climate in America, had sewed him up for the winter; then it had turned warm again, and some kind of a rash had broken out on the child.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context