the curse


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the curse

n. the menses. The curse struck this morning.
See also: curse
References in classic literature ?
The curse of the Eyres of old has lain heavy on this country, and many have suffered from it.
Gentlemen, the Duke does really feel the bitterness about the curse that he uttered just now.
Then Heav'n and Earth renewd shall be made pure To sanctitie that shall receive no staine: Till then the Curse pronounc't on both precedes.
Remember with what mild And gracious temper he both heard and judg'd Without wrauth or reviling; wee expected Immediate dissolution, which we thought Was meant by Death that day, when lo, to thee Pains onely in Child-bearing were foretold, And bringing forth, soon recompenc't with joy, Fruit of thy Womb: On mee the Curse aslope Glanc'd on the ground, with labour I must earne My bread; what harm?
Our annals tell us," continued the Captain of Castle William, "that the curse of the people followed this Randolph where he went, and wrought evil in all the subsequent events of his life, and that its effect was seen likewise in the manner of his death.
The "Thebais" seems to have begun with the origin of the fatal quarrel between Eteocles and Polyneices in the curse called down upon them by their father in his misery.
What crime did the uncreated first nigger commit that the curse of birth was decreed for him?
He said to himself that the curse of Ham was upon him.
He was, and is yet most likely, the wearisomest self-righteous Pharisee that ever ransacked a Bible to rake the promises to himself and fling the curses to his neighbours.
He smiled at them with simple and gracious benevolence, and, somehow, the exalted goodness of him seemed to penetrate to their dark and somber souls, shaming them, and from very shame stilling the curses vibrating in their throats.
MURDERED The Curse of My Way Karaoke singers often murder the Sinatra classic but in the Philippines they're starting to think the song itself is a killer.
RORY McILROY will be wondering if he is next in line to be struck by the curse once more this summer.
Now, as he begins sacrificing his own people in order to appease his animal gods, the curse of an old woman changes his family's destiny for generations to come.
Gaurav Bhalla's debut historical fiction novel, The Curse and the Cup, tells the story of a curse cast by Vuyisa's wife that ties the consequences of South Africa's apartheid legacy to the Proteas' failure to win the ICC World Cup.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Mustafa YeE-il, chairman of the Journalists and Writers Foundation's (GYV) executive board, in response to criticisms targeting prominent Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah GE-len, said the curse uttered by GE-len did not have a direct reference and was poorly comprehended and highly manipulated by some who repeated it.