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dread

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The deep dread Godfrey's look had created in Nancy made her feel these words a relief.
So then Apollo brought it not to pass The child should be his father's murderer, Or the dread terror find accomplishment, And Laius be slain by his own son.
"It is odd enough that you should dread reproval from the governess of your sisters when you do not dread it from your own mother!
OEDIPUS Stern-visaged queens, since coming to this land First in your sanctuary I bent the knee, Frown not on me or Phoebus, who, when erst He told me all my miseries to come, Spake of this respite after many years, Some haven in a far-off land, a rest Vouchsafed at last by dread divinities.
It, however, was not so severe as the one I dreaded at the division of property; for, during this interval, a great change had taken place in Master Hugh and his once kind and affectionate wife.
His dread was so strong that, man-like, he sought to postpone certainty.
God had no doubt ordered it thus that the pious remembrance of this death should remain in the hearts of those present, and in the memory of other men - a death which caused to be loved the passage from this life to the other by those whose existence upon this earth leads them not to dread the last judgment.
She suddenly felt ashamed of her duplicity, but even more she dreaded how he might meet her.
This dread was not exactly a dread of physical evil - and yet I should be at a loss how otherwise to define it.
His uncle and the solicitor would of course do something for him, but he dreaded their reproaches.
Dread is she, and with Ares she loves deeds of war, the sack of cities and the shouting and the battle.
They heard, and were abasht, and up they sprung Upon the wing, as when men wont to watch On duty, sleeping found by whom they dread, Rouse and bestir themselves ere well awake.