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But I am very far from thinking that the causticity of quick-lime is at all owing to this circumstance.
EXPERIMENTS AND OBSERVATIONS ON DIFFERENT KINDS OF AIRJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
The one represented the strength and goodness of the people, the other its turbulence and causticity.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 398, DECEMBER 1848VARIOUS
"Well, I suppose we must pity his errors," observed Miss Patty, with some causticity.
THAT UNFORTUNATE MARRIAGE, VOL. 1(OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
I know it will be all sense for the church, and all causticity for schism.
SHIRLEYCHARLOTTE BRONT
"We must simply marry as soon as possible; to-morrow, if necessary," said Bernard, with some causticity.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Other temporary phrases of this nature were equally in vogue, nor have they escaped the vigilant causticity of Jonson.
AMENITIES OF LITERATUREISAAC DISRAELI
He now knew to what the causticity of alkalies is owing, and how to induce it, or remove it, at pleasure.
THE LIFE OF SIR HUMPHREY DAVY, BART. LL.D., VOLUME 2 (OF 2)JOHN AYRTON PARIS
The work was more suited to the meridian of Edinburgh; and from causes sufficiently obvious, its personality and causticity.
CALAMITIES AND QUARRELS OF AUTHORSISAAC DISRAELI
With his usual causticity Herder characterised the manner of the two chief contributors.
THE YOUTH OF GOETHEPETER HUME BROWN
Rousseau lay too open to the unlicensed causticity of his accuser.
CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. 3 (OF 3)ISAAC DISRAELI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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