Phrases with "aggravated"

Desbourdes and Bridier were found guilty of aggravated manslaughter only, and sentenced to be burnt on the back, and to work in the galleys for life. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Edith Wharton Even Brail could produce only a few sheets of letter-paper, and this absurd obstacle aggravated Vance’s fury to begin. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Tobias Smolle Whereas I am, after a vicissitude of disappointments, dangers, and fatigues, reduced to misery and shame, aggravated by a conscience loaded with treachery and guilt. The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smolle

Anthony Trollope But that keenness became so aggravated by the intenseness of his search that the slightest speck of dust became to his eyes as a foul stain. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

I must not suffer myself to be aggravated by his absurdity. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

Virginia Woolf The infantile fixation develops, directly the priest’s right to practise his profession is challenged, to an aggravated and exacerbated emotion to which the name sex taboo is scientifically applied. Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

Arnold Bennett The medicine had aggravated the disease. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Samuel Johnson How much he wished her life his papers show; nor can it be doubted that he dreaded the death of her whom he loved most, aggravated by the consciousness that himself had hastened it. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

Rudyard Kipling But in time there happened an aggravated murder — so bad, indeed, that by common consent the citizens decided, as a prelude to lynching, to give the real law a chance. American Notes by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Thomas Hardy It then struck me that I might not be fit for anything today if I walked and aggravated the bothering foot, so I looked for a place to sleep at. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

Edith Wharton A cruel winter and a fresh outbreak of the silkworm disease had aggravated the misery of the people, while the mounting extravagance of the Duchess had put a last strain on the exhausted treasury. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

The verdict was manslaughter; but the sentence emphatically marked the aggravated nature of the homicidethree years’ imprisonment. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

Anthony Trollope Peter, as he passed her, had looked at her with more than his usual anger, with an aggravated bitterness of condemnation in his eyes. Linda Tressel by Anthony Trollope [1868]

Elizabeth Gaskell This silence had aggravated the squire’s internal dissatisfaction, and he came home to dinner weary and sore-hearted a day or two after Osborne’s return. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Walter Scott The character of the times aggravated these suspicions. The Bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott [1819]

But he was not formed for retirement; and becoming moody and discontented, he aggravated a disease under which he had long laboured, and died in less than a twelve-month. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

George Gissing Opposition, from whomsoever it came, aggravated him. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

They were not naturally of a particularly jealous disposition, but people aggravated them by purposely expressing amazement in their presence at the embellishments of their successors. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Margaret Oliphant She’s young, and, as I was saying, she was aggravated awful. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

H.P. Lovecraft As he remounted the splitting coffins he felt his weight very poignantly; especially when, upon reaching the topmost one, he heard that aggravated crackle which bespeaks the wholesale rending of wood. In the Vault by H.P. Lovecraft [1925]

Leslie Stephen The defect was aggravated or caused by the physical infirmities which put sustained intellectual labour out of the question. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

Anthony Trollope The immediate weight, too, of Marie’s misery was aggravated by the fact that in order to catch the train for Basle at Colmar, her uncle need not start quite immediately. The Golden Lion of Granpere by Anthony Trollope

Leon Trotsky Nor did I know that the relations among the editors of the Iskra had been aggravated even more by my coming. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Steele Rudd That aggravated Dad, and he seized the plough-scraper, and, using both hands, calmly belted Smith’s horse over the ribs for two minutes, by the sun. On Our Selection by Steele Rudd

Wilkie Collins Mercy waited, on her side, with an impenetrable patience which only aggravated the difficulties of the position. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

Charles Dickens The energy which had at once supported him under his old sufferings and aggravated their sharpness, had been gradually restored to him. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

H. Rider Haggard It is dangerous to waltz with any one so pretty,” he said, in that bantering tone he often took with her, and which aggravated her intensely. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

Elizabeth Von Arnim He informed me once that all women are mistakes, especially that aggravated form called wives, and that he was thankful he had never married. The Solitary Summer by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1899]

This provoking sight of unattainable water aggravated thirst almost beyond endurance. Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield

Tobias Smolle This aggravated the horror of divers loud screams, which even the noise of the blast could not exclude from the ears of our astonished travellers. The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smolle

Victor Hugo What aggravated the storm within him was, that he saw not the princess, not the duchess, not the lady, but the woman. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Charles Dickens Anyhow, Mr. Wopsle’s Roman nose so aggravated me, during the recital of my misdemeanours, that I should have liked to pull it until he howled. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

Jules Verne The heat was aggravated by the atmosphere being somewhat stormy. The Survivors of the Chancellor by Jules Verne [1875]

Walter Scott These memoranda, properly stated to the privy council, cannot but be construed into an aggravated riot, in which the dignity both of the civil and ecclesiastical authorities stands committed. The Bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott [1819]

D.H. Lawrence Any little thing that roused or thwarted his mechanical action aggravated his sickness till his brain seemed to be bursting. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

Wilkie Collins I find myself suffering rather painfully, one morning, under some aggravated symptoms of my illness, and my friend the portress comes into the Pavilion to talk to me and keep up my spirits. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

In the mean time the whole community carried on and even aggravated the terrible delusion, which, while it was my torment to detect, it was my greater to be the victim of. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

Often and often he aggravated me to that degree with his secrecy I could hardly abide him; and his father, old Mr. Levitt, was for all the world as bad. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Arnold Bennett Sophia could not hide her shame, but her shame only aggravated the stinging charm of her beauty. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

The tug listed over under the force of the tide; wind, darkness, and rain aggravated the confusion. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

Charles Dickens Perhaps from their elevation they saw the railway, and it aggravated them. The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens [1860]

H. Rider Haggard A keen breeze sprung up off land, and a kind of aggravated Scotch mist soon drove everybody from the deck. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

F. Scott Fitzgerald One afternoon when the snow was dirty again along Riverside Drive, Gloria, who had been to the grocer’s, entered the apartment to find Anthony pacing the floor in a state of aggravated nervousness. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Charles Dickens Another answered, and he called again, but louder than before; then another spoke and then another; and each time the first, aggravated by contradiction, insisted on his case more strongly. The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens [1840]

Wilkie Collins The cold that followed was of an aggravated kind, and it has now brought with it the worst consequence — fever. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu You have committed a forgery under aggravated circumstances, for which I shall have you convicted and sentenced to penal servitude at the next sessions. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

Samuel Johnson Our quarrel with Louis has been long over; and it now gratifies neither zeal nor malice to see him painted with aggravated features, like a Saracen upon a sign. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

George Gissing He has heart disease, my dear, and in an aggravated form; so Doctor Norman Rayner tells me. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

Charles Dickens I think the Romans must have aggravated one another very much, with their noses. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

Anthony Trollope But when she was told that she had given cause for mortal offence to two gentlemen, there was something in the phrase which greatly aggravated her anger. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Louisa May Alcott The bread burned black; for the salad dressing so aggravated her that she could not make it fit to eat. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Jules Verne Joam Dacosta, convicted of aggravated and premeditated murder, did not even obtain the benefit of extenuating circumstances, and heard himself condemned to death. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne [1881]

Their distresses were still further aggravated by the rumors, which continually reached their ears, of the state of the country. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Wilkie Collins My situation, aggravated by the sense of my own miserable weakness and forgetfulness of myself, now too late awakened in me, was becoming intolerable. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Radclyffe Hall The situation was aggravated by the fact that neither could accuse the other of imitation. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

George Eliot The December day would soon be passing into evening, and all disorder would be aggravated by obscurity. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

The wonder, indeed, is that, with his persistent malady, aggravated apparently in these latter years with other disorders, Locke’s life had continued so long. Locke by Thomas Fowler [1880]

Louisa May Alcott If it was not fair on Monday, the young ladies were to come on Tuesday, an arrangement which aggravated Jo and Hannah to the last degree. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Did he but know it, it was his mother’s acute knowledge of her own injustice that aggravated her bitterness. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Elizabeth Gaskell It cannot be denied that the solitude of my position fearfully aggravated its other evils. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

Watkin Tench But an encampment amidst the rocks and wilds of a new country, aggravated by the miseries of bad diet, and incessant toil, will find few admirers. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

But it is of course in the great and growing centres of population that the dangers which he dreads have come upon us in their most aggravated form. Wordsworth by F. W. H. Myers [1881]

Henry James Therefore as we’re doing nothing, we’re doing it in the most aggravated way — which is the way he desires. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

Alfred Ainger He was by nature “terribly shy,” and his difficulties of speech, and possibly a consciousness of oddity of manner and appearance, aggravated this diffidence. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

Edith Wharton His irritation was aggravated by the discovery that Mrs. Marvell and Laura had already begun to treat Paul as if he were an orphan. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Benjamin Disraeli But one glass of Mountain, if you please, I would just take the liberty of tasting, for the weather is so dreadfully hot, and Plantagenet has so aggravated me, I really do not feel myself. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

Leon Trotsky This aggravated my disagreements with the Mensheviks. On the morning of January 23, 1905, I returned to Geneva from a lecture tour, exhausted after a sleepless night on the train. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Guy de Maupassant The men began to feel the cold, and this aggravated their intoxication. Saint Anthony (Saint-Antoine) by Guy de Maupassant [1883]

Sleeplessness aggravated fatigue, and stimulants were already necessary to enable him to do the work of his readings without discomfort. Dickens by Adolphus William Ward [1882]

Their terror was aggravated by darkness, for it was now night, and he had carried away the light along with him. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

Afterwards for Afterward. Aggravate for Irritate. “He aggravated me by his insolence. Write it Right by Ambrose Bierce [1909]

Jules Verne The situation was aggravated by a phenomenon peculiar to the Polar regions, which rendered it still darker and more impossible to take observations of any kind. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

Victor Hugo All his emotions, whatever they might have been, augmented his strange face of joy, or to speak more correctly, aggravated it. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Isabella Bird The rival charvadar, aggravated by Hadji, struck him on the head, and down he went into the snow, with his mule apparently on the top of him, and his load at some distance. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

H.P. Lovecraft Asenath’s case was aggravated by the fact that she was Ephraim Waite’s daughter — the child of his old age by an unknown wife who always went veiled. The Thing on the Doorstep by H.P. Lovecraft [1933]

Olaf Stapledon This illusion of inferiority was aggravated by their slow sexual development; for at twenty they were sexually equivalent to a normal child of thirteen. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

F. Scott Fitzgerald Next morning he awoke with an aggravated problem. The Pat Hobby Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1941]

Benjamin Disraeli The unexpected distraction that followed his return to his native land had made him neglect or forget his sad indisposition, but it appears that it had now returned, and in an aggravated form. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Anne Bronte Give it me directly — I’ll never forgive you if you don’t!’ But the more vehemently I insisted, the more he aggravated my distress by his insulting, gleeful laugh. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte [1848]

George Gissing Once more she showed signs of becoming headstrong and wilful; her temper was being aggravated by her constant ill-health. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

It was just robbery with violence, aggravated murder on a great scale, and men going at it blind — as is very proper for those who tackle a darkness. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad [1899]

E. F. Benson The gossiping inquisitiveness of small towns is rife at Keighley. Those packets passing backwards and forwards by the post have doubtless aggravated their curiosity. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

Arthur Conan Doyle The two professors, their tempers aggravated no doubt by their injuries, had fallen out as to whether our assailants were of the genus pterodactylus or dimorphodon, and high words had ensued. The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle [1912]