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But in the meanwhile a contretemps had occurred which threw out and seriously hampered the whole British line of battle.

The Great Boer WarArthur Conan Doyle

A sweet reasonableness was undoubtedly the note to strike when such a contretemps occurred.

I can only express my regret that my presence here should have occasioned such a contretemps.

The Hermit of Far EndMargaret Pedler

I had a full report from the Engadine a fortnight ago, and this contretemps is only what I have expected.

The Secrets of PotsdamWilliam Le Queux

How Evans and his lot would make merry over this contretemps!

Tom, Dick and HarryTalbot Baines Reed

But the play was amusing, and Horace partially forgot this contretemps.

A Widow's Tale and Other StoriesMrs. (Margaret) Oliphant

Bradish was pretty familiar with the phases and the oddities of the dancing craze, but this contretemps rather staggered him.

There are no contretemps, no unhappy moments, no jealousies, no heart-burnings.

Betty VivianL. T. Meade

I will now glance at the hundredth part of the contretemps which were continually annoying me.

One afternoon, when I had gone for a stroll without him, a contretemps occurred.

To Tell You the TruthLeonard Merrick

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