Usage examples for horrid

  1. She hastened forward to him with an animated countenance, and exclaimed, before he had time to speak, " Dear sir, I have seen a dear, sweet lady, who has promised me not to sleep till you are out of this horrid place!" – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  2. But what's this horrid thing?" – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  3. I wish this horrid afternoon would come to an end! – Sisters Three by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  4. And as for all this about the horrid man's daughter, it don't matter at all. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  5. He was with that horrid Mr. Seaver, and I never liked him, never! – Miss Billy by Eleanor H. Porter
  6. It must firing his gun out of the window have been at that horrid thin besides. – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  7. Please don't let us talk about all these horrid things, the first night I am here. – Fernley House by Laura E. Richards
  8. But there's no use in thinking about horrid things just yet. – Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water by Lowell, Orson
  9. But it is so horrid to have a step- mother! – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  10. She went away at last because " those horrid doctors will be gone now, and I will be able to see poor papa, and tell him when I will take home the baby, though I don't believe he will live to be taken anywhere, poor dear little man." – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  11. " Horrid said Lucy again to herself. – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  12. In some places, the rock is very narrow; and on each side there is a sea deep enough for a man of war to ride in; so that it is somewhat horrid to move along. – The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell
  13. " And perhaps the other birds would be horrid to him because he's so different," said Peggy. – Peggy in Her Blue Frock by Eliza Orne White
  14. This was horrid of him, but he made up for everything later on. – Us and the Bottleman by Edith Ballinger Price
  15. What a horrid ugly, cross thing, you are! – Littlebourne Lock by F. Bayford Harrison
  16. And he was going to do lots of other horrid things, too. – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  17. Was he very horrid to you, Avery darling? – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  18. Oh, you horrid creature! – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume
  19. As he entered he saw five horrid looking manitoes in the act of eating. – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  20. Father, I know, has been talking to you about Amos, he went on; all about his noble and self- denying conduct towards my poor dear sister, and that he is going, in consequence of that horrid letter, to see her and those children of hers. – Amos Huntingdon by T.P. Wilson