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She adopted the tone of one who has suffered a great disappointment, like a girl who has either lost the man she loved or been cruelly deceived by him.
It seemed to her that no lot could be so cruelly hard as hers to have married a man who had become the centre of infamous suspicions.
At any rate, I let them alone for the time, and I did not meddle with a volume of Shakespeare, in green cloth and cruelly fine print, which overawed me in like manner with its wood-cuts.
Or, if that won't do, we might use you for a Hungarian goulash, stewed and highly spiced," she added, cruelly.
They're a little bit too large and too mild -- like a cow's," said Phil cruelly.
If you were not my husband," she said cruelly, "You would have heard it before now.
Some had been cruelly wounded, and kept up a moaning and groaning.
Other days had passed drearily since that time; but the one day that had brought with it Cecilia's letter set past happiness and present sorrow together so vividly and so cruelly that Emily's courage sank.
If the slightest hint reached him of her having been associated, no matter how cruelly and unjustly, with a suspicion of theft, the marriage would be broken off, and the result to herself and to everybody connected with her, would be disgrace for the rest of our lives.
Only one member of the assembly in the smoking-room took the part of this much-abused woman, and declared that her character had been most cruelly and most unjustly assailed.
Evenings during the week he took her to see plays in which the brain-clutching heroine was rescued from the palatial home of her guardian, who is cruelly after her bonds, by the hero with the beautiful sentiments.
I had lingered long near the dwelling where I had been so cruelly changed to what I am, as we do while any that we love or hate remain.