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  • The ingenious author, was surely a favourite of the barrel, and well acquainted with the virtues of a _cask_; although according to sir Walter Raleigh, "some are so ill-seasoned and conditioned that a great part of the contents is ever lost and cast away."

    The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor Volume I, Number 1

  • The picture it made, being so ill-seasoned, led you to think of August drought when the grasshopper stills itself in the weeds and the smell of grass is hot in the nostrils and every bird holds its beak open and its wings lifted like cooling lattices alongside its breast.

    Bride of the Mistletoe

  • "What obscene and ill-seasoned revelry is this?" said the trader to a gaping yeoman.

    The Last of the Barons — Complete

  • At that name the voice of the singer trembled, and paused a moment; the earl, who at first had scarcely listened to what he deemed but the ill-seasoned gallantry of one of the royal minstrels, started in proud surprise, and Anne herself, tightening her clasp round her father's neck, burst into passionate sobs.

    The Last of the Barons — Complete

  • Highness's gayety is ill-seasoned; you reject all the means to assure your throne, you rejoice in all the events that imperil it.

    The Last of the Barons — Complete

  • "What obscene and ill-seasoned revelry is this?" said the trader to a gaping yeoman.

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 12

  • At that name the voice of the singer trembled, and paused a moment; the earl, who at first had scarcely listened to what he deemed but the ill-seasoned gallantry of one of the royal minstrels, started in proud surprise, and Anne herself, tightening her clasp round her father's neck, burst into passionate sobs.

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 09

  • Do you but wait until we reach Roccaleone, and by St. Dominic, I'll get your ruffianly commander to hang you for this ill-seasoned jest. "

    Love-at-Arms

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