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Chaussard junior was contumacious, and therefore received sentence of death.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
The mere fact of doing so caused him to be treated as a contumacious rebel.
Yet I think this should be sufficient, since we can sink you in an instant if you are foolish enough to prove contumacious.
But still the contumacious Mexia sold his corn and exacted his price!
A swamp oak stump is one of the most contumacious stumps in the world.
THE CASSOWARYSTANLEY WATERLOO
You are too benighted, and contumacious, to deserve any higher education; such as you expect to get for nothing.
Something had gone wrong at home or abroad, and his grievance had rankled and rendered him unusually contumacious.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
Upon deliberation, they deposed the contumacious presbytery from their functions as clergymen, and declared their churches vacant.
On his return to Geneva he was summoned before the consistory, and, proving contumacious, was imprisoned for a week.
“If we cannot make this contumacious rascal speak, we will find others more tractable,” observed the pursuivant.
GUY FAWKESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH

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