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If he had taken my warning in time, all would have been well; but for some reason or other—I suspect cussedness—he did not.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
Some men learn the cussedness of whiskey by having a drunken father; and some by having a good mother.
I don't know how he felt when we quit, but I know I respected him—for his out and open cussedness and grit, if nothin' else.
THE RISE OF ROSCOE PAINEJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
The Southern rebel went with the current; the Northern rebel rowed against the current from pure, simple cussedness.
It is a disloyal act, and shows a prematoor leanin' tords cussedness that alarms me.
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARDCHARLES FARRAR BROWNE (AKA ARTEMUS WARD)
The gentleman means to take some of the cussedness out of him.
In some cases one can only impute a review of an unfavourable character to what the Americans call “pure cussedness.”
It's pure accident I happen to be here at all; accident which comes of unadulterated cussedness on the part of one of my horses.
NORTH OF FIFTY-THREEBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Is it defects of administration, or a certain "cussedness" in the Scotch character, which resents any tightening of law?
I would jest have beat ye a bit fer yer cussedness, then mebbe after a while I'd fergive ye.

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