Quotes of Direful

“ One has not great hopes from Birmingham. I always say there is something direful in the sound. ”

- Jane Austen

“ You see here before you the spectacle of a Plantagenet, who hath been carried from the nursery to the sanctuary; from the sanctuary to the direful prison; from the prison to the hand of the cruel tormentor; and from that hand to the wide wilderness, as I may truly call it, for so the world hath been to me. ”

- Perkin Warbeck
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