All this tension was ruining the evening for both of them.
There was no point ruining her brunch thinking about that situation.
Had she seduced him into ruining the test?
While they didn't detail their crimes, both spoke of ruining their lives because of sins of the flesh.
After proclaiming his intention of conferring on his subjects the blessings of peace, he joined in 1798 an Anglo-Austrian coalition against France; but when Austria paid more attention to her own interests than to the interests of monarchical institutions in general, and when England did not respect the independence of Malta, which he had taken under his protection, he succumbed to the artful blandishments of Napoleon and formed with him a plan for ruining the British empire by the conquest of India.