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The inquisitors found it galling and surmounted the obstacle with an utterly disgraceful quibble.
That, after all, was sufficient; left his friends mind without rancor for his galling truth-telling.
THE CONFOUNDING OF CAMELIAANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
It was galling to feel that he had no confidence in my coolness or my nerve, when neither had ever failed him at a pinch.
It was galling to their pride to think that a mere handful of pale-faces were able to withstand their onslaughts so successfully.
It must be galling for your ally to have to fight a people so small in numbers but so great in their unconquerable resolution.
This galling sense of absolute dependence on the Robinsons seemed the deepest humiliation he had known.
It was galling to the Englishman, and our young Yankee intended it should be.
Some of the regulations were galling to the mountain traditions.
THE RULES OF THE GAMESTEWART EDWARD WHITE
He felt this part of it the most galling, the most humiliating of all; and she understood.
Utter your grateful thanks, to-night, when you seek your pillow, that the chains you wear are not galling ones.

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