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  • The doc rarely if ever sheds an equally positive light on recreational drug use for hedonistic purposes — the ill-fashioned, semi-waning rave culture and aught movements like Burning Man are filmed at a distance or shown via old news broadcasts.

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  • And you, you great ill-fashioned oaf, with scarce sense enough to keep your mouth shut: were you, too, joined against me?

    She Stoops to Conquer

  • But at present he showed nothing of that sullen consciousness of authority which he was wont to conceal under a clumsy affectation of civility and deference, as a ruffian hides his pistols and bludgeon under his ill-fashioned gaberdine.

    Kenilworth

  • You know, sir, these sharks are ill-fashioned beasts.

    Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

  • It was no elven blade, certainly, much cruder and ill-fashioned.

    Ascendance

  • It was no elven blade, certainly, much cruder and ill-fashioned.

    Ascendance

  • What to herself were the past deeds of the Vanni, that they should be perpetuated in ill-fashioned tapestry, to be hung around a gilded banquet hall?

    Continental Monthly , Vol. 6, No. 1, July, 1864 Devoted to Literature and National Policy.

  • In our altered days, when marriage and divorce seem so often interchangeable words, and loyal fidelity but an Old-World phrase, ill-fashioned and out of date, there is something very attractive in this hopeless constancy of an exiled lover.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 38, December, 1860

  • Except that their clothing was more uncouth and ill-fashioned, and their faces generally less "cute" of expression, they did not materially differ in appearance from the rustic citizens who may be seen on any pleasant Sunday gathered around the doorways of the rural meeting-houses of New England.

    Among the Pines or, South in Secession Time

  • Yet with much adoe, looking one upon another, after a dry hemme or two, a dreaming companion drew out as much as he durst towards an ill-fashioned ditty.

    A Righte Merrie Christmasse The Story of Christ-Tide

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