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That cold, sneering voice, with its note of threat, was like a hand of ice upon his overheated brain.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She repressed her anger at Marius's sneering interference, and made a little gesture of dismay with her eloquent white hands.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Poynter uttered a sneering laugh, which made Heath wince, and turn upon him wrathfully.
THE BAG OF DIAMONDSGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
The maid had the policy sometimes to submit to the mistress she ruled; with the faintest of sneering smiles she left the room.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
Then she caught the sneering laughter of the man, and strove again in a fury.
Perpetua answered him mildly, heedless of the sneering speech.
THE PROUD PRINCEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
It is the face of a woman half weary of, half sneering at the world.
“The sky will fall next,” said Artis, with a sneering laugh.
THE DARK HOUSEGEORG MANVILLE FENN
“But you were sneering at armour a little while ago, Ben,” said Roy.
THE YOUNG CASTELLANGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
In that sneering laugh of Kuala Pahangs echoed a world of maddening defiance.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND

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