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"Reassure yourself," answered Marius, with a sneer, a greyness that was of jealous rage overspreading his face.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Amateurs will perhaps sneer at these cynical maxims, but each can learn from them what he wishes.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
"Doubtless you are very well off, Mr. Jock," Pauline continued, and this time the sneer in her voice was hardly veiled.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
Westmacott moved a step or two forward, a swagger unmistakable in his gait, his nether-lip thrust out in a sneer.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
He did not look at Cash, but he felt morbidly that Cash was regarding him with that hateful sneer hidden under his beard.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
"I haven't the remotest idea where your friend Bevis is or where he has got to," Mazaroff said with a sneer in his voice.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
You're afraid the other captains will sneer at you because you didn't come back with a full ship.
FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
Reason came quickly and drove it away with a sneer, and the horror and the darkness closed round again.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
"You are very complimentary," said her strange suitor, with a contortion of the lip that was a cross between a grin and a sneer.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
It could be taken either way—as a piece of congratulation or as a covert sneer.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK

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