the curse


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the curse

n. the menses. The curse struck this morning.
See also: curse
References in classic literature ?
He carried my trespass to his betters; I was stubborn; wherefore, presently upon my head and upon all heads that were dear to me, fell the curse of Rome.
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.
The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam, heard the curse and upon this he said: "Take away the luggage which the she-camel carries and let her away, because she is cursed".
In "The End of the Curse," Stanish tells the story of Game 7 from the point of view of Cubs fans.
By now the curse was public, and this was the place to break it--and capture it on camera for Bowhunter TV and our Cabela's show.
Black and Slave: The Origins and History of the Curse of Ham
However, Chad's refusal to believe in the curse could come back to haunt him when Abigail calls him with upsetting news on the Monday, May 15 episode of "Days of Our Lives.
Rather, Quiring aligns the curse with Derrida's concept of the "supplement," defining it as that which "can complement and represent the law, but also threatens to dissolve and replace it" (2).
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.
Gaurav Bhalla; THE CURSE AND THE CUP; gbkahanee (Fiction: Historical) 14.
Wann and Zaichkowsky hypothesized that highly identified Red Sox fans would be more apt to utilize the Curse of the Bambino as a coping strategy than would less serious fans.
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.
The pace of the first seventy-five pages is slow to moderate, but once the trio sets out to discover how to break the curse, they propel the novel forward in a unique and action-oriented direction.
Today part of Turkey, Antioch was a major trading center in the Roman province of Syria when the curse was written, in the 3rd or 4th century A.