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Their obstreperous loyalty might seem inconsistent with this unideal character, but it is only seeming.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Captain Downs kicked at this obstreperous sailor, and at the same time fanned a blow at his head with open palm.
The chances that he would become obstreperous and provoke a general row or not were about even.
ALETTABERTRAM MITFORD
Mrs. Caukins started up stairs whence came sounds of an obstreperous bootjack.
FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
A new set of stratagems was vainly tried to quiet my obstreperous inviter; and then mamma, as usual, gave up the point.
DISCIPLINEMARY BRUNTON
She had gone to bed greatly disturbed in mind as to whether she was doing well to marry the obstreperous Westerner.
The obstreperous one remained, the one that was the shrewdly-developed cover for his everlasting scheming mind.
It took the burliest of his comrades to transport the obstreperous one back to solid earth just as the train moved out.
And even the obstreperous Bert was silenced by this covert thrust.
And different generations have had entirely different ideas about what was too obstreperous to be overlooked.

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