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The real cost, the real burden in this iniquitous, contemptible system is the legion of skimmers and coasters led by the devious do-nothing NCAA president Mark Emmert and his board of governors cronies.
I should be ashamed to show my face at Heaven's gates and say I came from such a contemptible planet.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
My hero of yesterday, the hero of the glorious struggle of the People,—how contemptible he has proved himself, how cravenly small!
It is enough if the defendant induces an ill opinion to be held of the plaintiff, or to make him contemptible or ridiculous.
Behold I have made thee small among the nations: thou art exceeding contemptible.
Selby was one who felt more or less of shame at the contemptible part he was expected to play.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
I have not wanted friends, even among strangers, who have defended me more strongly, than my contemptible pedant could attack me.
What can there be contemptible in automatic machines capable of producing such desirable effects?
The dancing was excellent, and the music by no means contemptible.
The fire-works were magnificent—all the other sports contemptible.

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