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You know how you feel at the iron gripe of ruthless oppression: you know how you bear the galling sneer of contumelious greatness.
THE LETTERS OF ROBERT BURNSROBERT BURNS
Thither Mrs. Lathom's housewife eyes were led, and she drew it aside with a contumelious finger.
THORLEY WEIRE. F. (EDWARD FREDERIC) BENSON
A thirst for vengeance, after all they had endured at the hands of the contumelious foe, carried them away.
BOY WOODBURNALFRED OLLIVANT
Thou art very contumelious, and deservest to be rolled in the kennel.
JACOB FAITHFULCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
Usage the most contumelious she had hitherto borne with silent indignation.
I am very much offended at his scandalizing words and contumelious obloquy.
GARGANTUA AND PANTAGRUEL, COMPLETE.FRANCOIS RABELAIS
This is one reason why the empty critic is usually contumelious and flippant, the competent one as generally equitable and humane.
COLLOQUIES ON SOCIETYROBERT SOUTHEY
I weep and cry out, I have been a most contumelious offender.
THE WORKS OF JOHN MARSTONJOHN MARSTON
She turned the combs and brushes over with a contumelious hand.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
Who now hath plumbed the depths of a contumelious paronomasia?
WILDERNESS OF SPRINGEDGAR PANGBORN
WORDS RELATED TO CONTUMELIOUS
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