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curses

A set of subroutines in Unix for handling navigation on a terminal screen using the cursor.
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Jimmie arose painfully from the ground and confronting his father, began to curse him.
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.
He seems really to believe," answered the priest called Brown, "that they have left a curse on him.
Gentlemen, the Duke does really feel the bitterness about the curse that he uttered just now.
Why doesn't he conceal the family curse better, if he's really so ashamed of it?
I don't suggest you're either more snobbish or more morbid than the rest of us: but don't you feel in a vague way that a genuine old family curse is rather a fine thing to have?
He doesn't conceal his wig, he doesn't conceal his blood, he doesn't conceal his family curse, he doesn't conceal the family crimes--but--"
He really was morbid about it; and it is likely enough that he did invoke it as a kind of curse in the violent scene (which undoubtedly happened) in which he struck Green with the decanter.
The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam, said that Allah curses the person who changes the boundaries of the land (as a sort of deceiving others).
You won't hear any curses anymore),' the President said during the 20th anniversary of the Chinese-Filipino Business Club in Manila last Monday.
Deputy Speaker ruled that the whole nation curses immature politicians who do not respect Parliament.
ISLAMABAD -- The National Assembly on Tuesday presented a scene of street squabble with lawmakers from the opposition Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz exchanging curses, after the former justified their party chairman Imran Khan's act of cursing parliament while reacting to the passage of the resolution against their leader in the house.