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But if he onct caught sight of me, it would be short shrift at the end of the rope.

A short shrift and a heavy punishment were promised them in the morning.

So I shall look for a short shrift from you if your opportunity ever comes.

Such philosophy, to be sure, had but a short shrift on such a day.

If he has been playing with my sister's reputation, he shall have short shrift.

The best he could hope for, in all probability, was the short shrift of a spy.

What short shrift I should make of the vicaire, M. Valenod and all their jobberies!

Bragg was in command, and the poor fellow had but a short shrift.

If he had succeeded, the princes would have had a short shrift.

A short shrift and a pistol bullet if you find any, my lads.

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