What makes a date so dreadful is the weight of expectation attached to it. There is every chance that you may meet your soulmate, get married, have children and be buried side by side. There is an equal chance that the person you meet will look as if they’ve already been buried for some time.
Loud roared the dreadful thunder, The rain a deluge showers.andrew cherry
Matilda told such dreadful Lies, It made one Gasp and Stretch one's Eyes; Her Aunt, who, from her Earliest Youth, Had kept a Strict Regard for Truth, Attempted to Believe Matilda: The effort very nearly killed her.hilaire belloc
What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps one in a continual state of inelegance.jane austen
If you convey to a woman that something ought to be done, there is always a dreadful danger that she will suddenly do it.gilbert keith chesterton
Darling, they've absolutely ruined your perfectly dreadful play!tallulah bankhead
By this act, all ties with the dreadful past are broken, and my government will be proud to be able to march with you on to the inevitable victory.pietro badoglio
I never saw a more dreadful battle in my born days.Miguel de Cervantes
I will never reveal my dreadful secrets, or rather, yours.Sophocles
Modern engineers, after having erected a viaduct, insist upon subjecting it to a severe strain by a formal trial trip, before allowing it to be opened for public traffic; and it would almost seem that God, in employing moral agents for the carrying out of His purposes, secures that they shall be tested by some dreadful ordeal, before He fully commits to them the work which He wishes them to perform.william mackergo taylor
Composers aren't daring enough. They're afraid of that sacred idol called "common sense", which is the most dreadful thing I know after all, it's no more than a religion founded to excuse the ubiquity of imbeciles!claude debussy
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.samuel johnson
If anyone wants to know why we must conduct ourselves [with commonsense and realism], just remember at all times, with all temptations, how you, each and every one of you sitting in this hall, each and every Labour worker watching this conference, each and every Labour voter, yes, and some others as well, remember how you felt on that dreadful morning of the tenth of June. Just remember how you felt then, and think to yourselves: 'June the ninth, 1983, never ever again will we experience that.'neil kinnock
So comes a reck'ning when the banquet's o'er, The dreadful reck'ning, and men smile no more.john gay
For zeal's a dreadful termagant, That teaches saints to tear and cant.
The bomb reveals the dreadful and total contingency of human existence. Existentialism is the philosophy of the atomic age.
The armourers, accomplishing the knights, With busy hammers closing rivets up, Give dreadful note of preparation.
Oh my. Space travel sound rather perilous. I can assure you they will never get me onto one of those dreadful Star Ships.C-3PO
Other people are quite dreadful. The only possible society is oneself.oscar wilde
I will never reveal my dreadful secrets, or rather, yours.
Buried was the bloody hatchet; Buried was the dreadful war-club; Buried were all warlike weapons, And the war-cry was forgotten. Then was peace among the nations.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The hum of either army stilly sounds, That the fix'd sentinels almost receive The secret whispers of each other’s watch. Fire answers fire, and through their paly flames Each battle sees the other’s umber'd face: Steed threatens steed, in high and boastful neighs Piercing the night’s dull ear; and from the tents, The armourers, accomplishing the knights, With busy hammers closing rivets up, Give dreadful note of preparation.
A lion among ladies, is a most dreadful thing.
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