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"Nevertheless, the contrary is the case," replied Doa Encarnacion, with asperity.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Mr. D., accustomed to unrestrained license of tongue, retorted with great asperity, and much harshness of language.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Miss Carrington heard the bustle in the class, so she sat up and looked out over the room with asperity.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
The orators of the opposition declaimed against him with great animation and asperity.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Yet her mother, at this, turned upon her with sudden asperity.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
"Then come into my cabin again," said the Princess with pardonable asperity.
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
"I don't think this is the way to do things," said the Wall Street man with a touch of asperity.
THE ONSLAUGHT FROM RIGELFLETCHER PRATT
Nothing could soften the asperity of her temper, or restrain her unreasonable exactions.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
He was beloved greatly by the Irish nation, in spite of his asperity, parsimony, and bad temper.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
"You are 'beholden' to everybody who has befriended you," retorted the warden with rising asperity.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
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