Knightley, "of this great intimacy between Emma and Harriet Smith, but I think it a bad thing
Thedora declares that it would not be a bad thing
if we were to remain in this tenement, since if we left it suspicions would arise, and our enemies might take it into their heads to look for us.
In an unselfish aspect, I am sorry that the thing is dropped, because it would have been a bad thing
for me in a worldly point of view; in a selfish aspect, I am glad that the thing has dropped, because it would have been a bad thing
for me in a worldly point of view-- it is hardly necessary to say I could have gained nothing by it.
A very bad thing
for anybody, but a cursed bad thing
for a girl like Louisa.
To represent a bad thing
in its least offensive light is, doubtless, the most agreeable course for a writer of fiction to pursue; but is it the most honest, or the safest?
it would be a bad thing
if money was not made to be spent; and how better than on woman--eh, ma belle?
A truth pond wouldn't be a bad thing
to carry around with us.
One of his comrades, talking of women, began chaffing Rostov, saying that he was more wily than any of them and that it would not be a bad thing
if he introduced to them the pretty Polish girl he had saved.
My friend," he said, "you are out of temper, and that is a bad thing
Charles may say what he pleases," cried Mary to Anne, as soon as he was out of the room, "but it would be shocking to have Henrietta marry Charles Hayter; a very bad thing
for her, and still worse for me; and therefore it is very much to be wished that Captain Wentworth may soon put him quite out of her head, and I have very little doubt that he has.
It is rather dark,' said he; 'they forgot to build windows in this room to let the sun in; a candle would be no bad thing
I had certainly been flushed with wine when I left Rattray; it would be no bad thing
for him to hear that I had arrived quite tipsy at the cottage; should he discover I had been near an hour on the way, here was my explanation cut and dried.