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It was considered (as on shore) ill-bred to acknowledge the voice of conscience.

Paul felt for the instant that he had been brutal and ill-bred.

She was not hurt over the ill-bred manner in which she had been treated.

She knew him quite well for an ill-bred little snob at heart.

Still she need not have spoken in that angry tone, and called her “ill-bred.”

She had not meant to be ill-bred; she had no idea she was playing a joke.

He knew she would think him ill-bred, he was ashamed of himself, but he could not help it.

She knew that the intruder was ill-bred, even before she glanced at him.

Cecil got up; the man was ill-bred—he hadn't put on his coat after tennis—he didn't do.

The man looked angry, and Mr. Bosengate thought: 'An ill-bred dog, that!'

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