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  • He was wretched at this time — ill-satisfied with himself and others — and was no fitting companion for Cecilia Burton.

    The Claverings

  • On his arrival at the parsonage, his mother at once asked him if he was ill, and received his petulant denial with an ill-satisfied countenance.

    The Claverings

  • Henri asked his sister whether she had seen him, and she told him that he had made a declaration of love to her, and had expressed himself ill-satisfied with the only answer she had been able to give him.

    La Vend�e

  • The truth is, I am ill-satisfied with this matter as it stands at present.

    The Warden

  • Wretched in spirit, groaning under the feeling of insult, self-condemning, and ill-satisfied in every way, Bold returned to his London lodgings.

    The Warden

  • He was ill-satisfied and annoyed with the universe, and habitually defied it from the stronghold of a double bed.

    A Girl Among the Anarchists

  • Now did Jenny show afresh that curiosity whose first flush had been so ill-satisfied by the meat course.

    Nocturne

  • A person who is physically ill is likely to be ill-satisfied with everything, without suspecting the fundamental cause of the discontent.

    How to Live Rules for Healthful Living Based on Modern Science

  • THE morning of the first day of the seventh month-Tishri in the Hebrew, October in English-Ben-Hur arose from his couch in the khan ill-satisfied with the whole world.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

  • It was noised on all sides, however, that the Duke was ill-satisfied with the results of the pilgrimage, and resolved upon less hallowed measures to assure his heir's recovery.

    The Valley of Decision

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