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Answered Elizabeth, hardly attempting to conceal her scornful doubt of his sincerity.
This demand was made with scornful seriousness; with a ruthless application to the feelings of a son.
"I'm quite aware that my appearance is not prepossessing," said the Hole-keeper, with a scornful look at the Goblin.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
He realized for the first time what a prop and resource the deep maturity and scornful strength of his mother had been.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Some scornful commentator has called this doggerel; but I would that all doggerel were as interesting.
For all his vaunted scorn of being a butcher at a price, now that he heard the price he seemed not half so scornful.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The report spread to Edinburgh, but was received there with scornful incredulity.
Kate Holland curled a scornful lip and nodded her head in Miss Prall's direction.
IN THE ONYX LOBBYCAROLYN WELLS
Don't you know all that story 'bout slaves bein' whipped is all Bunk, (with scornful emphasis).
He had scenes with his wife in which he burst into violent tirades or scornful laughter which she could not understand.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON

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