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Definition of Hellishness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Hellishness
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1. The Baptist Magazine by Baptist Missionary Society (1850)
"In a minute he proceeded, ' 1 never felt more than I do now my sin and hellishness; but in Jesus I stand—Jesus is a panacea. ..."
2. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1889)
"... indeed to differ wider were not pos—" " What was that name, then ?" " The Valley of hellishness." " That explains it. Confound a telephone, anyway. ..."
3. Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford by William Cobbett (1908)
"... the hellishness of this system ! Yet Sir Glory applauds it . Is it not horrible to contemplate millions in this half-starving state; and, ..."
4. Thought and Expression in the Sixteenth Century by Henry Osborn Taylor (1920)
"... Luther protests with vigorous wrath, addressing the pope always as "your hellishness." "/ mock the pope! " he exclaims. " Good God, I am too slight a ..."
5. The Letters of Henry James by Henry James (1920)
"... but oh how they don't like the hellishness of it (that is beyond aU conception,) and oh how they don't let this make any difference! ..."