The contempt he did not trouble to dissemble served but to goad them on.
Nothing could have been better calculated to goad him to extremity.
It was like a goad to the painted, shiny-eyed harridan on the sofa.
But the spur, though it pricked, did not goad him into any action.
Time rules in those glades, Time with his whip and goad, and there is no peace.
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