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It was such a damper as to be most mortifying to an enthusiastic girl, and she drew into herself in a moment.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
The English, fearing a ruse, continued to stand to their arms till their scouts confirmed the mortifying intelligence.
There have been mortifying failures, but there have been positive successes in the eleven years.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
Besides, the mortifying experience at the Paris Exposition has dampened even my perennially youthful enthusiasm.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Certainly it was a mortifying matter for all concerned, and not least for Cluny; the more credit that he took it as he did.
Many others must have been compelled by their parents to make no complaint, in order to avoid a mortifying publicity.
The journey from Viso to San Mateo is associated in my mind with the recollection of a most mortifying accident.
I instantly complied with his request, and felt, however mortifying to my pride, that Theophilus Moncton had uttered the truth.
He had been reminded, by two or three mortifying losses, that the sun did not always shine on Wall street.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
It was a mortifying spectacle, but from that day no officer in that division ever abandoned his colors.

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