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The maids looked at one another and laughed, while pretty Melantho began to gibe at him contemptuously.
But Minerva would not let the suitors for one moment cease their insolence, for she wanted Ulysses to become even more bitter against them; she therefore set Eurymachus son of Polybus on to gibe at him, which made the others laugh.
They looked dark, wild, and smoky, with a singular resemblance, indeed, to the native inhabitants, like whom, also, they had a disagreeable propensity to ill-natured gibes and sneers, the habit of which had wrought a settled contortion of their visages.
They were the same whom Apollyon and ourselves had persecuted with taunts, and gibes, and scalding steam, at the commencement of our journey--the same whose unworldly aspect and impressive words had stirred my conscience amid the wild revellers of Vanity Fair.
He never spoke of the softer passions, save with a gibe and a sneer.
So far from a gibe for a gibe and a taunt for a taunt, there never was softer answer than that which A.
She smiled to cover her shyness, and I fancied she had a fear that I would make the sort of gibe that such a confession could hardly have failed to elicit from Rose Waterford.
I did not weep, but I knelt down and with a full heart thanked my guiding spirit for conducting me in safety to the place where I hoped, notwithstanding my adversary's gibe, to meet and grapple with him.
As mentioned for under Section 212 of the Compact of Free Association with the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the United States gibes payments for military usage and executing rights on Kwajelein Island and Atoll.
The release of the taped conversations of Anglo Irish bank executives taking gibes against Germany after having received bailout funds from the European Union, have added credence to German wariness to extend help to countries impacted by the euro crisis.
Perry's gibes at Romney used in Obama campaign ad (Fort Worth Star-Telegram): "The Obama re-election team is fighting fire with fire, or Republican with Republican, in a video ad that uses clips from the GOP debates to attack presumptive nominee Mitt Romney.