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For some time, he did not make a single convert, and gained nothing but contumely and abuse.
SELF-HELPSAMUEL SMILES
It is no pleasure for me to recount these passages in my life, in which I have had to hear the "proud man's contumely."
THE CONFESSIONS OF HARRY LORREQUER, COMPLETECHARLES JAMES LEVER (1806-1872)
These it was who formed that hideous Court, whose judgments have now been set aside with contumely and loathing.
A HEROINE OF FRANCEEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
To our great surprise, that learned body refused the paper, I may say with contumely.
STRANGE STORIESGRANT ALLEN
His messages they treated with scorn, and him with contumely.
Suffering perhaps it prefers, and contumely and persecution.
THE GOLDEN HOUSECHARLES DUDLEY WARNER
Where is an equal army of men to be found to invite the contumely of their own sex?
DESPAIR'S LAST JOURNEYDAVID CHRISTIE MURRAY
The men they treated with contumely and the women with insult.
PABO, THE PRIESTSABINE BARING-GOULD
The discarded lover was treated with every sort of contumely.
EDGAR HUNTLEYCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
Brunhild, weeping, informs King Gunther of the contumely heaped upon her.
LEGENDS OF THE RHINEWILHELM RULAND

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