If he is bad enough to ill-treat his dog, he will ill-treat his wife and children.
Is it not even worse to ill-treat a stranger than one who is at home?
He soundly rated Saint-Ruth in his cabinet, and forbade him to ill-treat the Marechale.
But if you ill-treat me I shall leave your house and not return.
Only that he had been merciful, this young lord would not have been able to scorn him and ill-treat him as he had done.
If you forgive me,” replied Vanslyperken, “then pray do not ill-treat my dog.
They say you torment and ill-treat your daughters dreadfully; that the eldest was obliged to practise day and night.
If they say that I ill-treat her, it is for me—to prove the contrary by my conduct with her, and not by violence.
He had done all in his power to ill-treat Paul and his companion.
I know, of course, that you neglect her and ill-treat her yourself.