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  • Please stop making that infernal noise!
  • I hate this infernal heat!
  • If it was, we’d be out of this infernal wind down there.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Silver Chair
  • "Come on, back in this infernal cart, and don’t talk to me on the way back, it’s best if I keep me mouth shut," said Hagrid.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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  • Ingham, I told him everything I could think of that would show the grandeur of his country and its prosperity; but I could not make up my mouth to tell him a word about this infernal rebellion!
    Edward E. Hale  --  The Man Without a Country
  • She now stood fair for his infernal purpose.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • We were gradually drawing closer to the ditch, from which a infernal heat was rising. [note: this is the ditch where the bodies were being burned]
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • According to the vulgar idea, the fire in his laboratory had been brought from the lower regions, and was fed with infernal fuel; and so, as might be expected, his visage was getting sooty with the smoke.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • We stayed sitting down in the middle of the road, as the others had done the day before yesterday, there was the same infernal heat.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • They averred that the symbol was not mere scarlet cloth, tinged in an earthly dye-pot, but was red-hot with infernal fire, and could be seen glowing all alight whenever Hester Prynne walked abroad in the night-time.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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  • "Now," said Sebastian in a voice like silk, "drink of the Infernal Cup," and he forced the rim of the cup between Katerina’s teeth.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • There was a pathetic pile of crap books, decks of cards, and the infernal televisions, always on, always at full volume.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Because the only way I would ever be able to leave my family was if Will decided, after all, that he was still determined to go to this infernal place in Switzerland.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • And . and what was that infernal beeping sound in the distance?
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • A pair of women on bicycles pull off the road and gape at the truck as its passes: some infernal lorry sent to blight their town.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • His eyes drop down to my legs, which are crisscrossed by the bloody tendrils that infernal shrub left in its wake, and then they return to my face, and I wonder what he sees there.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • She even fired the colored household help because she swore they were an infernal conspiracy and were stealing out from her nose.
    Kaye Gibbons  --  Ellen Foster
  • ’ But why did these soldiers think that the "infernal rebellion" jeopardized the survival of the glorious republic?
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • How could this infernal Nathan summon up the shade of Bobby Weed on such a ravishing day?
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The boned bodice was infernally tight, and though I felt cold, sweat ran down my sides beneath the satin.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • About"—I hold out my hands, glaring at the infernal things—"this?"
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • If it is infernal assistance you require, why not summon your father?
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • I used the infernal Internet of yours to follow the Indianapolis obituary notices.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • That infernal accordion, it was blocking my view!
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • What infernal impudence made you presume that I’d want you?
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • In consequence, the sailor and his crew are stranded in infernal, windless waters, tormented by thirst and monstrous creatures.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • He smiled; the infernal invention would serve him for this purpose.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • If it means an end to this infernal war, ma’am, peace at last, we’ll do anything.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • It is this infernal St. Simon marriage case.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • You infernal scoundrel, how dare you tell ME that?
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • I want you to be aware that I KNOW you have treated me infernally — infernally!
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • The heat was infernal.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Kept on sniffing all the time; evidently recently caught an infernal cold.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • Lord save me, thinks I, that must be the harpooneer, the infernal head-peddler.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Cautiously, the two of them read over the infernal recipe, step by step, trying to make sense of it.
    Laura Esquivel  --  Like Water for Chocolate
  • These infernal people seem to think that there are no rights of property, and that they can swarm where they like with their papers and their bottles.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • ’I say, I’m getting infernally hungry.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Because that which she does is part of a plan concerted between you—of an infernal plan.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • The place, seen by its dim and uncertain light, appeared like the shades of the infernal regions, across which unhappy ghosts and savage demons were flitting in multitudes.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • The brigade was hurrying briskly to be gulped into the infernal mouths of the war god.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • In the roaring and raging of the conflagration, a red-hot wind, driving straight from the infernal regions, seemed to be blowing the edifice away.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Tell them what sort of infernal machine it is and for what purpose it’s intended to be used!
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • I forget she knows nothing of the character of that woman, or of the circumstances attending my infernal union with her.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Young people are so infernally convinced that they are absolutely right about everything.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • The infernal hurricane that never rests carries along the spirits in its rapine; whirling and smiting it molests them.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • I shall go back to her when I am done with this infernal century of punishment at your ridiculous camp.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • A young woman stumbled over a bit last night, and fell against my garden-railings; directly she got up I saw her look towards his infernal red lamp with the pantomime-light.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • 00 to the man who can pierce that infernal beast!
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • But no sooner did the gloomy clouds of night begin to succeed the declining day, when we heard such barking, roaring, and howling of wild creatures, that one might have thought the very strongest monsters of nature, or infernal spirits had their residence there.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • It was a sort of infernal circus, smelling of barbecue and kerosene.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
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