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A further downturn cannot be expected to unleash similar generosity when it is greeted so churlishly.
Meanwhile, all comments that churlishly reject the American dream are discounted as inauthentic just because they are critical, explained away by reference to "brainwashing" and fear of surveillance.
The Hardballer churlishly rejected the notion that even if Clinton lost narrowly, it was still a remarkable Lazarus-like performance for her.
So for him to act so churlishly when it was suggested that he should not be pitched into the thick of the action was childish and petulant and not the behaviour of an officer.
Surely Hawthorne had satirized this view on his very first page, where Owen Warland appeared in the midst of all sorts of watches, "all with their faces turned from the street, as if churlishly disinclined to inform the wayfarers what o'clock it was.
The gap between responsibilities accepted readily and spurned churlishly was enormous.
If you do anything, anything at 'all, to offend or discomfit the employers, they will respond by churlishly failing to employ you
By contrast, on those subjects where I have done first-hand reporting, Jaccard's treatment is comprehensive, solidly rooted in the scientific research and--unlike Flannery--not churlishly dismissive of contrary points of view.
IF there is Liberal Democrat disillusion with leader Charles Kennedy - as alleged by national newspapers and denied by senior party members - the party must be churlishly ungrateful.
Ferguson is pretty sure--but not churlishly whiny about it--that American sports has lost its innocence and that, regretfully, next to go will be the old-style joy of competing, the special camaraderie of those who take up the earnest work of play.
All Darrieussecq's writing from Truismes through to the rather churlishly received notebook Le Bebe (11) is experimental and generically hybrid, testing the limits of narrative voice, plot, character, and psychology.
Enjoying its second London production in four years (the last one being the Chicago import starring Gary Sinise in August 2000), "Cuckoo's Nest" no doubt will stir auds as it has done before, leaving critics to point out churlishly that the play itself remains crude and lurid, no matter how galvanic its given star.